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Unretirement is a grassroots movement rethinking and reimagining the second half of life. Hosted by author and journalist Chris Farrell, the podcast features stories of people searching for meaning and money well into the traditional retirement years. Unretirement is a production of American Public Media.

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Unretirement is a grassroots movement rethinking and reimagining the second half of life. Hosted by author and journalist Chris Farrell, the podcast features stories of people searching for meaning and money well into the traditional retirement years. Unretirement is a production of American Public Media.

    8: Alan Page’s Unretirement: From NFL to State Supreme Court Justice to Mentor

    8: Alan Page’s Unretirement: From NFL to State Supreme Court Justice to Mentor

    Alan Page, Hall of Fame football player & State Supreme Court Justice, retired this year but he isn’t looking back on his career. He’s looking forward. We talk with Justice Page & Encore.org’s Marc Freedman about the value of mentoring.

    • 38 min
    7: Grandma Drives an Uber: Why the Gig Economy is Better for Boomers than Millennials

    7: Grandma Drives an Uber: Why the Gig Economy is Better for Boomers than Millennials

    You don't expect a grandma to be your Uber driver, but it's increasingly common and for good reason.  In this episode, we meet a 72 year old Uber driver and learn why the gig economy is a better fit for Baby Boomers than it is for Millennials.  

    • 20 min
    6: Back to School: Are Professional Certification Programs Worth It?

    6: Back to School: Are Professional Certification Programs Worth It?

    Thinking about going back to school to learn new skills or to keep up with changes in your field? How do you know if that learning program is good deal with spending hard earned money on or a rip off that will only deplete your finances? In this episode of Unretirement we look at certifications and the future of education for working older Americans.

    • 27 min
    5: The Creativity Myth: Taking Creative Risks After Fifty

    5: The Creativity Myth: Taking Creative Risks After Fifty

    Taking creative risks may be easier after fifty than it was at twenty. Richard Leider, best-selling author of Life Reimagined and Iris Shiraishi, Taiko drummer show us how to defy the myth that creativity is a young person’s game.

    • 28 min
    4: Three Generations, One Roof: Living Together is Financially Savvy

    4: Three Generations, One Roof: Living Together is Financially Savvy

    The number of American families with 3 generations living under one roof is rising. Sharing a home is financially savvy and can benefit the whole family. Hear how one Washington D.C. family makes the multigenerational home work.

    • 25 min
    3: Should You Quit Your Day Job? Starting a Business in Retirement

    3: Should You Quit Your Day Job? Starting a Business in Retirement

    Starting a business during retirement give you income, flexibility and purpose. Hear how Joe turned his passion for vintage motorcycles into a business. Chris talks to Elizabeth Isele about Entrepreneurship in retirement.

    • 20 min

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