Carol and Bob are a couple in their late fifties. Bob is a lawyer, a partner in a large firm, still working at least ten hours a day. He has enough investments and savings as well as a pension plan to be able to take early retirement and Carol is urging him to do so. Carol: Bob, it's eight o'clock. Where have you been? Bob: I have a very big case in court tomorrow. I couldn't depend on the younger partners to prepare it. Carol: Isn't it time that you cut down on work? Since I stopped teaching at the high school, I feel like I spend my time waiting for you to come home.
Are you about to retire or are you considering retirement in the near future? This article provides suggestions, advice to all those people who face or will soon be facing retirement, so you can enjoy your retirement as much as possible. But we want to hear your comments and suggestions. How do you think retirement can be enhanced? Please send us your ideas and comments on retirement. Let's start with an initial look at retirement. A person might retire with wealth or limited means. Retirement might be premature, when a business closes, or retirement might entail a move to a foreign country. The retiree might or might not have academic or special interests, hobbies, a family framework, children and grandchildren.
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