For many Americans, retirement is not shaping up to be what they had in mind. With so many people living longer than ever before, and many chronic illnesses on the increase, along with personal savings on the decrease, the dream of retirement has become a four-letter word Yuck America and Americans are in a financial and health crisis. Longevity is up, but that means the money has to last longer, too. But saving for the future is down. Almost 70 percent of workers have put aside less than $50,000 for retirement. To change your fortune and your future, meet your personal physical and financial fitness gurus Jack LaLanne and Matthew J. Rettick. Their easy-to-follow guidance is here in Fiscal Fitness, the first book ever written that offers you a road map to wealth and health in your retirement years. It’s about decreasing your aches and pains, increasing your energy, building up your financial fitness, eliminating your debts, and gaining peace of mind. In this book, you will learn how to: Eat right and enjoy it for a lifetime. Exercise your body ‘s bank account. Develop the power to reverse the aging process. Insure your financial future by never running out of money Stop the tax man, probate, and nursing home from depleting your hard-earned savings Achieve stock market-linked returns with no market risk to your principal. Fiscal Fitness is neither a typical exercise book nor a standard money book. Instead, it ‘s a unique combination of both that will help readers no matter their age understand the significance of what it takes to get and stay physically healthy and financially fit. Is it too late to get your finances and health in better shape so you cantruly enjoy those Golden years as they were meant to be? The answer is It ‘s never too late, if you ll get up and get moving Jack LaLanne is famous for a number of firsts including opening the first modern health club in 1936; swimming from Alcatraz, hands and feet shackled; but his most famous first was to increase public awareness for the need of systematic physical conditioning through his daily exercise TV show, which spanned 34 years. He is labeled the father of the modern fitness movement in America today and is called The Godfather of Fitness. Over 90, LaLanne still works out twice a day and is in demand nationwide as a motivational speaker. His famous juice machines, which literally have sold millions, are staples in kitchens across America and the world. Generations young and old recognize him and practice his tenets. LaLanne resides in Morro Bay, California, with Elaine, his wife of 53 years. Matthew J. Rettick knows what it takes to plan for a great retirement. Founder & CEO of Covenant Reliance Producers, Rettick has been dubbed The Man with the Plan by Market Advisor magazine, a leading industry publication. Being in the top 1% of retirement advisors in the country, Rettick has been tapped for financial product advice from insurance companies and has been featured repeatedly on various television stations as the expert in his field. His contribution to Fiscal Fitness gives retirees and pre-retirees a plan to follow to achieve the best possible financial future. Rettick lives outside of Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife, Linda. They have four children and 13 grandchildren.