W8 Thinking about Retirement
Think about your own retirement. In a 5 paragraph essay of at least 500 words, answer some or all of these questions:
Do you expect to retire at a certain age? How much preplanning will you need to do? Do you expect to retire to a life of leisure, volunteer activity, new career, and so on? Where will you live—same family home, retirement community, part of the year in the north and part in a southern resort? Do you expect to be active grandparents/great-grandparents or somewhat disengaged from your offsprings’ families? What are your overall impressions of retirement—is it positive, neutral, or negative? Why? Use at least 2 references to support your assumptions. Your references need to relate to concepts learned about retirement and must be scholarly/academic in nature. Use of .com websites is not appropriate.
Your essay incorporates concepts learned about retirement.
Your essay clearly demonstrates an understanding of the issues people may face in retirement.
Your essay was at least 500 words long.
You used at least 2 appropriate resources to support your assumptions, cited using APA formatting.
Your work was free of spelling and grammar errors.