What To Do If You're Pushed Out Of Work At 60

Too young to retire, too old to consider a whole new career. What now?

A man leans his head into his reflection with an upset look on his face.
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You’ve done everything right. You’ve bumped up your savings and massaged your stock allocations. You’ve even scoped out properties in that cute little beach town you like so much, a great place to buy a vacation home.

Then, wham! Your boss calls you in. The company’s downsizing-reorganizing-exploring strategic options-blah-blah-blah. Whatever they call it, you’re being forced out at what is probably the worst time possible. What do you do next?

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David Rodeck
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger's Retirement Report