Article by Fabafterfifty
It’s official – men are happier in their retirement than women. A new study has explored all aspects of retirement and found that for men, the twilight years are amongst the best of their life.
Men thoroughly enjoy getting their teeth into new hobbies and interests, and are happy to spend time chilling out at home.
In contrast, women are more likely to spend their later years worrying about their lack of income, and feeling frustrated at the need to watch every penny.
Women are also more likely to feel lonely in retirement, wishing they lived closer to their family.
Stacey Stothard, Corporate Communications Manager at Skipton Building Society which commissioned the study of 678 retirees, said:
Although many women do enjoy their retirement, this study shows they tend to...