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Work Wanted: Protect Your Retirement Plans in Uncertain Times by Linda H. Lewis, James W. Walker

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5. Choose Meaningful Activities

Today more people expect to enjoy their work, to become better as they become older. . . . They want to find the sphere in which they can serve their values by putting to work what they are good at, using their strengths, knowledge, and experience.Peter Drucker

Myth: Boomers Continue to Work Primarily for the Money

An AARP study by Kathi Brown found that seven out of ten workers 45 and older plan to work after age 60. Earning income is a major reason cited, but one in three says he or she will work primarily for a sense of purpose and enjoyment. Most say they are looking for greater flexibility and autonomy in their work arrangements.

If you are greatly concerned about having sufficient income ...

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