Saturday, October 06, 2012

The 'American Dream' - what do Boomers make of it?

JWT has an interesting series of article about the American Dream.

I was interested in this comment about the way that the recession has changed the mindset of Boomers. I quote:

First of all, financially, Baby Boomers can’t retire as they thought they were going to be able to. They have to work. And we’ve redefined what it means to be sixtysomething, then seventysomething—healthy, robust, your mind is active. There very much is that notion of, “If I’ve got 20, 25 more years, I want to make it count. I want to teach, I want to mentor, I want to travel, I want to coach. I want to make my community, my world a better place.”

It is an interesting article/interview and worth reading. Not sure I agree with all of it but nice to get a broad range of views. Dick Stroud

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