Downsized to Delighted:
5 Steps to Making Silk Purses from the Sow’s Ear of Forced Retirement
by Keith Klein
If your retirement plans did not necessarily include early retirement, but you received a termination letter, you’re not alone. In 2011, 2012, and 2013 the Employee Benefit Research Institute saw the number of people retiring earlier than planned outpaced those who retired as planned, or later than planned.
Regardless of whether your early retirement is a result of corporate downsizing, redundancy cut-backs, health or family reasons, here is a strategy to help you move forward with a happy retirement.