Retirement Is A Different Picture
Retirement is becoming a hot issue as more and more baby boomers come face-to-face with their 65th birthday.
A fireman in Winnipeg is fighting the mandatory retirement policy saying that he is healthy and that there is no reason he should retire.
- Freedom 55 isn’t necessarily the goal anymore, with more people expecting to work past the age of 65. (Up from recent years where the age was 61).
- 41% of pre-retired Canadians in an RBC poll plan on becoming healthier in retirement with 80% of those planning on having a better diet and 79% exercising more.
- Sun Life Financial reports in their recent survey that only 28% feel very confident they will have enough money to enjoy their desired lifestyle in retirement and only 41% have calculated how much income they’ll need to retire.
How do you feel about retiring at 65?
Does your company help to prepare you for a healthy retirement?
If you have some strategies to share – comment on this posting!
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Beverly Beuermann-King, www.WorkSmartLiveSmart.com