In this MakeAgingWork post, blogger Gary Foster begins the post by asking readers the qu. He then goes on to share a writing from someone he met recently that struck a chord. Gary also challenging readers to think about the aspirations that drive his new acquaintance and how our aspirations can drive us in retirement.
He begins the article with…
“Are you being pulled by aspiration, pushed by desperation, or just drifting in cultural sludge in your third age?
Given that 2 of 3 retirees enter retirement without a non-financial plan, drifting seems to be the default.
“Hey, no problem – what’s the big deal? Retirement will take care of itself”, they say.
Sorry. Guess again, bunko.”