TITLE

Sudden Retirement

AUTHOR(S)
Bradley, Susan K.
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Apr2000, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article explores the financial challenges regarding sudden retirement in the U.S. The immediate challenge, which accompanies any unexpected life event, is the element of surprise. The experience of dealing with the expansions and contractions of the markets over the years spent preparing for a traditional retirement gives people insight into their tolerance for risk. In addition to difficulties relating to lack of preparedness, sudden retirees are in the often-unwelcome position of having to redefine themselves. The key to handle the financial aspect of sudden retirement is to combine technical knowledge and sensitivity of the human experience in order to deal with the major life change event.
ACCESSION #
3060559

 

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