Category Archives: retirement books

  1. Retirement Transition Reading: Composing a Further Life

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    December 2, 2014 by Jean

    Recently, my retirees lunch group (see W.O.W.) has begun choosing a book to discuss at our monthly get-togethers, and our …
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  2. Retirement Transition Reading: With A Little Help From Our Friends

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    September 22, 2014 by Jean

    After writing a post (Getting By With A Little Help From Our Friends) about the importance of building a community …
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  3. Retirement Transition Reading: The Retirement Maze

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    July 29, 2014 by Jean

    Recently, a reader recommended that I take a look at The Retirement Maze: What You Should Know Before and After …
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  4. Retirement Transition Reading: The Experience of Retirement

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    April 27, 2014 by Jean

    …All retirees face the same two challenges of retirement: to manage its threat of marginality and to utilize its promise …
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  5. Retirement Transition Reading: Supercharged Retirement

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    February 23, 2014 by Jean

    It’s probably not surprising, given my academic training, that my response to any approaching major life event is an extensive …
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  6. Both Exciting and Scary

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    February 16, 2014 by Jean

    Recently, I asked one of my senior students how she was feeling about her impending graduation from college, and she …
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