Last Updated Sep 19, 2011 5:48 PM EDT
Even if the market never returns to its former glory, there are many ways to retire well. Better yet, most of them don't involve living like a pauper to save every available dime, according to Ralph Warner, author of Get a Life: You Don't Need $1 Million to Retire Well.
In fact, some of the best advice about ensuring a comfortable retirement -- such as falling in love and taking more vacations -- is so counter-intuitive that it sounds downright weird.
But once you know the details, you may realize that counter-intuitive advice can be scathingly brilliant. See for yourself by perusing these 5 wonderfully weird ways to fix your retirement.
1. Fall in Love