12/03/2014 10:01 am ET Updated Dec 03, 2014

These Popular Retirement Activities Won't Break The Bank

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Chances are good you will end up doing a fair amount of puttering in retirement. And your nest egg will be the better for it.

Those are the primary findings from a recent study in the Journal of Financial Planning and featured in today’s Encore retirement report in The Wall Street Journal.

As indicated by the report’s title, “How Retirees Spend Their Time: Helping Clients Set Realistic Income Goals,” researchers looked at the top 20 activities of middle-income and high-income retirees (age 50 and older and at least $60,000 in household income).

Read more on The Wall Street Journal