Retirement with a Cause

Jones, Michael L.
February 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Feb2006, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p48
Academic Journal
The article offers suggestions toward the development of a healthier definition of retirement that financial planners can use as a foundation of their advice. It is noted that retirement is the transition from gainful employment to a period of life where employment activity or financial sustenance from one's assets can facilitate enriching activity in making the world a better place. Several enriching activities are recommended including volunteering at social service agencies, provision of child care for an unwed or divorced mother and participation in reading programs to children in underprivileged neighborhoods.


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