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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Retirement Planning by Jeffrey J. Wuorio

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Chapter 1
Retirement Has Changed
In This Chapter
• The story behind the numbers
• Why have things changed?
• Greater longevity
• Different retirement choices
• New challenges, new strategies
 
Look up the word retire in the dictionary. Webster’s offers this definition first: “To go away, retreat, or withdraw to a private sheltered or secluded place.”
Now, look a bit further down and find the definition for retired: “That has given up one’s work, business, career, etc., because of advanced age.”
No offense intended to Mr. Webster, but, to paraphrase an old advertising line, this isn’t your father’s retirement any more. Retirees are hanging up their working shoes with greater flexibility and choice than any prior generation in history. Gone are the ...

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