With Americans living longer, healthier lives, the conventional idea of retirement is obsolete. Millions of Americans are working past the age of sixty-fiveanot because they have to, but because they want to. Many, like Marika and Howard Stone, discover second careers, start their own businesses, or go back to school.
Based on the popular website www.2young2retire.com, "Too Young to Retire" offers inventive and exciting retirement alternatives to help readers find their labors of love, inner activists, or how to make a home away from home. Enlightening exercises and workbook pages as well as a comprehensive list of publications, home exchange organizations, and websites are included to assist readers in making meaningful choices. For those who arenat ready to throw in the towel, "Too Young to Retire" is the essential resource for discovering what comes next.
"Written in a friendly, understanding tone, this volume is both inspirational and realistic. It addresses practical issues like money and provides an extensive list of resources for getting started and formulating ideas... The authors also explain what is perhaps the ultimate incentive for staying engaged and active: it's good for health and longevity. And they offer a host of tips for staying as healthy as possible so would-be-retirees can fully enjoy this fantastic stage of life."--Publishers Weekly "This little gem of a book offers sage advice on everything from downsizing to diet and exercise."--The New York Times
"Written with wit and invincible optimism, Too Young to Retire offers resources of the intellect, conscience, and soul to turn the last half of life into the reward we spent the first half working to find."--Theodore Roszak, author of Longevity Revolution
"An inspiring read, regardless of how close you are to retirement age."--Edna Rienzi, NewDream.org
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 18+ years old
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 27th April 2004
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 14.0 x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.15
Edition Type: Revised