Book Review: The 250 Retirement Questions Everyone Should Ask (David Rye)

Posted by Mary Grace under Retirement Planning on June 25, 2016

A quick review to the retirement book entitled The 250 retirement Questions Everyone Should Ask. The retirement book was written by David Rye and Kori Bowers. David Rye, M.B.A. lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. He is a former executive and bestselling business book author. David rye founded the Computech Corporation, the company is specialize the development of human resource retirement software. Kori Bowers, M.B.A. lives in Boulder, Colorado. She is a business writer and senior manager at Sun Microsystems. She is expert in Web site search techniques.

The 250 Retirement Questions Everyone Should Ask will help and guide you to ensure you will have a enjoyable and worry-free retirement years. The book has lot of many important information on how to prepare for retirement. If you want a quick answer to anything related to “retirement”, then read this book.


There are 5 important questions about retirement planning, have time to read this questions and think what is the possible answers for these list of top retirement questions.

  • How much money do you really need to retire?
  • Is it better to sell your existing home and buy a cheaper one when retiring?
  • How can you keep taxes from devouring your estate?
  • What kind of insurance do you need?
  • What are you best invest options during retirement?

The 250 Retirement Questions Everyone Should Ask Review

If you want to correctly plan your retirement, equip yourself with knowledge and right information. The 250 Retirement Questions Everyone Should Ask is one of the books to read to help you about retirement planning.

One good thing about this book is that it will give you the proper answer immediately. The book was written nicely in a simple “Q&A” (question and answer). Also, there are many resources you can use if you want to know more about saving, investing, taxes and estate planning.

Say for example, there are pages about “Appendix of Web Sites by Subject” like analyst evaluations, annual reports of Publicly traded companies, associations, about bonds, about online brokers, diversified planning, economic information and trends, education, exchanges (stock), financial tools and calculators, games (stock market), indexed funds, industry information, international investing, investment strategies, magazines, general information about mutual funds, mutual funds investing online, news online, the best newspapers about finances, portfolio management tools, quotes (stocks and mutual funds), retirement planning websites and tax assistance.

The 250 Retirement Questions Everyone Should Ask Book Details

Here are the contents, a quick guide about the topic of these book.

Part I: Getting Ready to Retire

  1. Assessing the Basics
  2. Becoming Financial Independent
  3. Avoiding Debt Traps
  4. Finding the Best Places to Live
  5. Financing a Home
  6. Checking Your Retirement Account Options
  7. Minimizing Taxes
  8. Understanding Social Security

Part II: Investing in Your Retirement Income

  1. Getting Started
  2. Investing in Mutual and Exchange-Traded Funds
  3. Investing in Stocks and Bonds
  4. Starting up a Personal Business

Part III: Improving Your Quality of Life

  1. Finding Great Travel Bargains
  2. Continuing Your Education
  3. Using Your Education
  4. Using Your Personal Computer
  5. Taking Care of Your Health and Well-Being
  6. Buying Recreational Property

Part Iv: Putting it All Together

  1. Creating an Estate Plan
  2. Preparing Your Taxes
  3. Protecting Yourself with Insurance
  4. Finalizing Your Retirement Plan

The 250 Retirement Questions Everyone Should Ask

The 250 Retirement Questions Everyone Should Ask Introduction

Take time to read this introductory part of this book. It will make yourself think and motivated. Here I want to share some quotes from this book;

“…retirement is supposed to be an enjoyable time. Enjoyment, however, requires disposable income, and that requires financial planning.”

“…retirement can be one of the most exciting chapters in your life.”

“…if your retirement is not planned correctly, it can unravel and you could suddenly discover that you don’t have enough money to continue living the lifestyle you’ve grown accustomed to.”

As the book claims;

“…This book gives you practical, applicable advice so you can stay ahead of the curve.”

“The 250 retirement Questions Everyone Should Ask is all you need to make sure you plan correctly – and enjoy retirement”.

Retirement Planning Review

I bough the book in the book store last 2015. The book was published on 2008 by Adams Business; An Imprint of Adams Media, an F+W Publications Company (57 Littlefield Street, Avon, MA 02332 USA

What I love about this book is the question number 4 “what do people who successfully retire in common?”. I found out that if we want to retire successfully, we must have a financial plan, diversification, creating an emergency fund, wise using of credit cards, have retirement accounts such as IRAs, own a home and invest.

The 250 retirement Questions Everyone Should Ask book is a highly recommended retirement book. If you are really serious in knowing more in a easy and convenient way, buy this book and spend time to read it. Believe me, it’s worth it. You can check the book in Amazon if it is available.

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