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What If Boomers Can't Retire? by Thornton Parker, Hazel Henderson

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CHAPTER 9How We Can Meet Our Real Needsimage

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IN THIS CHAPTER WE WILL CONSIDER five approaches for escaping from the absurd financial trap described in the first two parts of the book. The five approaches are these:

  • Changing our ways of thinking
  • Projecting our needs and the resources available to meet them
  • Replacing the phantom wealth structure
  • Reviewing our lifestyles and consumption patterns
  • Preparing for active aging

This chapter sets the stage for the next two chapters, which consider first what individuals and then what organizations can do to help avoid a fiscal crisis.

Changing Our Ways of Thinking

America may be approaching a period resembling ...

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