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The Good Retirement Guide 2013, 27th Edition by Frances Kay

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Chapter Eleven

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When a man tells you he got rich through hard work, ask him: Whose? DON MARQUIS, QUOTED IN FORBES

A new initiative was launched last year – ‘Retirement in flux – changing perceptions of retirement and later life’ by the International Longevity Centre UK, whose chief executive is Baroness Sally Greengross. In this study an argument is put forward for a ‘retirement strategy’ – that is, the introduction of gradual retirement, so as to remove the cliff edge which still separates work and retirement for many people in this country. With our increasing longevity, and the gradual rise in state pension age, people will be working for longer. Currently around 350,000 women aged over 65 are still working, while about ...

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