A short piece on how dysfunctional our focus on “retirement” can be.  While a new word would be great, in the mean time I’m recommending that we redefine retirement to be “the point in time where earned income is not the driving factor for personal decision making.”

Dick Wagner made a related plea last August.

And Marc Freedman of civicventures.org made the case that retirement as it is known today will be completely transformed.  The Selling of Retirement, And How We Bought It.