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Rethinking Retirement

By: Mike Earl

We know that a meaningful retirement is so much more than beaches and playing golf (though those things are both glorious features of many retirement plans).

The apps and websites listed below were curated by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) AgeLab. The MIT AgeLab is a "multidisciplinary research program that works with business, government, and NGOs to improve the quality of life of older people and those who care for them." The AgeLab writes:

"In 1900, life expectancy for much of the industrialized world was under 50. Today, living well into one's 70s, 80s and beyond can be expected. How will we spend and make the most of our 30-year longevity bonus? Longevity requires new thinking."

I like that term: longevity bonus. Here are some creative ways to maximize your longevity bonus: