When someone else judges our retirement

When someone else judges our retirement

“Retirement means the lack of engagement; it is total disengagement,” the 40-something woman declared on the phone. As if that wasn’t off-putting enough, she continued, “People in your world should realize that once you retire, you’re no longer vital.” What? I would...
Facing off with the retirement police

Facing off with the retirement police

You know the type—the “expert” who feels compelled to pass judgment on the choices other people make, whether it’s what they wear, what they eat, or what car they buy. Well, if you’re contemplating retirement or have already made the transition, gird your loins: there...