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Rethinking Retirement? Strategies for staying in the game and in demand | MSN Careers
24 April 2014—Sloan Center research was mentioned on msn.careerbuilder.com.
In our new economy, many employees are rethinking retirement due to limited raises, drops in healthcare coverage, and wavering pensions. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the labor force participation rate of workers 55 and up will continue to grow reaching 43 percent by 2018 and 22 percent for those 65 and over.
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Additionally, The Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College follows continued trends of older workers staying employed or re-entering the workforce even after retirement. Is it all financially driven? Not necessarily. For many, now that we're living longer, we simply want to contribute longer. So for those rethinking retirement, consider the following strategies to stay in the game and in demand.