October 2009

This five part series puts our notions of retirement in an historical perspective. Part 1 covers the period from colonial times to 1885.

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(Part 2 of 5 part series) Covers 1885 to 1929: Corporate America Demands Efficiency as industrialization gathers steam in the US.

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(Part 3 of 5 part series) Covers 1930 to 1940: The Great Depression Turns Retirement Into A Civic Duty

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Time To Retire The Concept Of Retirement

by MelP on October 13, 2009

This article looks at retirement and what it means for older Americans, middle-aged workers, and our society. The conclusion? Get rid of the whole idea.

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