If you are at the stage of your life where you are planning your retirement, take a look at this article. Not only do we have to decide if our finances are ready, but we have to determine if we are ready for all the leisure time we will have. Many folks who retire from their “day” jobs, choose to find part-time meaningful work as their second-act!
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Is Work the Missing Ingredient in Your Retirement Happiness Plan? By Robin Trimingham
There has been a lot of talk lately regarding whether Baby Boomers actually plan to stop working when they retire from their current source of employment.
According to a report published by the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, only 25% of all American workers intend to cease working immediately when the “reach a certain age or savings goal”, and approximately half intend to keep working for reasons of income and “health benefits”.
A recent Gallup poll concluded that the number of people who intend to work part-time beyond the normal retirement age is even higher, with nearly 75% of the people they surveyed indicating that they will keep working beyond the age of sixty-five.
For many the reason to keep working is not merely financial. The five key benefits of work for older people cited by Dr…
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