Meaningful Work vs. Traditional Retirement
This goes to the heart of my practice – questioning the assumption that our goal as we get into our 50s and 60s is to “retire.” The more I look at our economic status and our lifestyle – or maybe it’s our cultural identity, I can’t help but feel like the concept of retirement is at the very least an alien one, and more practically speaking, an insulting one. In this article, I’m featured along with a handful of my fellow explorers and thought leaders working on figuring this out.
For much of the past three decades, the national personal finance conversation about boomers entering their retirement years has focused on savings and investing – having enough money for. “What are the chances that you’ll live out your days in comfort?”