Have you ever considered the reasons why people have not yet retired despite reaching the age of 65?
In a world where everyone seems to be so fixated on reasons to be eager to get to retirement age so they can leave the workforce, we can see a bizarre paradox. More and more Americans seem to not be eager to leave the workforce. Whether it is a strange byproduct of workaholism or not, there are more reasons than people would like to believe at first glance.
A lot of those reasons are linked to financial instability, while about a third of them are linked to the personal reasons of those seniors. Despite this, there are still a lot of people aged 65 and older who are either choosing to remain permanently employed or have still chosen to work part-time, despite being expected to make the most of their golden years.
In order to understand their reasons better, we have gathered some of the most important reasons for these seniors, so maybe we can all understand them better, and like-minded people can see that they’re not in it alone!
Let us know if you’re one of the seniors who is still working and why in the comments!
1 thought on “7 Surprising Reasons Why People Over 65 Haven’t Retired Yet”
I will be 69 in December and I still work full time including an additional 5 hours on Sunday for overtime. I do plan on retiring in December 2023 or February 2024. The reason that I haven’t retired yet is because I want to wait until I am 70 years old to be able to get the full benefit maximum amount from social security. I am eligible for full pensions from my company as I have been there for 31 years. Right now I still enjoy working and when I retire I really would like to travel but I need to find a travel companion to go with me.