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Retirement Countdown: Take Action Now to Get the Life You Want by David Shapiro

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Foreword

A freight train is bearing down on middle-aged Americans. That train, carrying with it true peril for tens of millions of millions of citizens, is retirement. As difficult or as easy as it is for the 77 million Americans in the Baby Boom generation, born roughly between 1946 and 1964, to get along on what they earn, it will be a whole new ball game, played at night and without lights, for those Boomers when they reach the end of their working lives. At that point, in addition to having to deal with boredom, health issues, and—worst of all—mortality, they will have to address financial issues totally different from what they have ever faced before.

Retirement Countdown does not have any brilliant thoughts about mortality as far as I can ...

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