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How do you know it’s time to retire?

Mo Wang

Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Initiatives and Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Mo Wang.

There are a multitude of reasons why someone may delay retirement. Maybe they have inadequate savings, they find meaning and fulfillment in their jobs, or their identities are entwined with their profession.

People may also choose to hang on to their work because they enjoy the power and prestige that comes with it, says Mo Wang, Associate Dean and Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar at the University of Florida, who studies retirement and older worker employment.

Regardless of your role and influence, there are many factors to consider when weighing retirement. Wang shares what holds people back from passing the torch and how to make your retirement years as fulfilling as possible.

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