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Retire Retirement

Brent Pittman —  10/25/2011

R.V. Lego StyleRetirement is outdated. It is time to retire retirement. These are my thoughts as I enter into my 33rd  34th year of life and at least my 21st year of working. I had a lot of jobs growing up. I’m not sure that I ever want to retire. The thought of moving to Florida and riding around a golf cart hitting the greens, just doesn’t sound appealing. The vocation that I choose must have meaning beyond mere monetary gain. Why do something that doesn’t help others and also make the world a better place? I must believe in the product I’m selling or the service that I’m offering or else my soul will begin to wither.

Retirement is a byproduct of times when our parents and grandparents worked one job their life with one company and then after 35 years “retired” from the service of their company. Times have changed and we will now have several careers and multitudes of jobs within those said careers. My generation can’t even get retirement correct. Continue Reading…