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It's Your Turn—Volunteering Is Easy, Fun and Important

For retirees volunteering usually beats work. Volunteers are not usually competing against co-workers, are not facing pressure to make economical use of time, are not usually micro-managed or given impossible deadlines and are not ordinarily forced to accommodate oversized workplace egos. 737 more words

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Mastering the Loss of Work

Last week we said that leaving work makes us temporarily smaller. Even if it is welcome and voluntary, leaving work involves loss. Retirees will serve themselves well if they think through the loss and review some foundations of life, thereby preparing for new ventures. 807 more words

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Recognizing the Loss of Work

The first job of retirement is to leave work behind—to let it go. Leaving it can’t be done well unless we recognize work’s importance in our lives. 731 more words

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Will You Have a Working Retirement?

One of the best parts about being retired is that Monday is just another day of the week. Yet data suggest that many retirees continue to work in some manner. 125 more words

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Breaking Away in Retirement

Later Living submitted a byline to the Athens Banner-Herald that was published online and in print this morning. The piece offers readers five paths to breaking away in retirement.  142 more words

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Smart Money on Retirement

Today’s Wall Street Journal includes a Smart Money Magazine highlighting two themes related to Later Living. 258 more words

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