Relax, dear Readers, no one here is planning to switch genders! (Although, Retirement Yenta does recommend Transparent starring Jeffrey Tambor available on Amazon Prime!).
Retirement Yenta is talking about the Transition to the Relaxationforce! Your dear Yenta has always believed in this transition period and has come up with her own term (Retirement Levels) of describing how Retirement and the transition into Retirement really works.
Recently, Retirement Yenta discovered a white paper by Merrill Lynch called Work in Retirement: Myths and Motivations available here.
Your dear Yenta was quite pleased with herself. Her Retirement Level Plan is very similar to what Merrill Lynch is calling the Four Phases of Today’s Retirement (see their grid above). RY’s Retirement Levels Plan is a “sliding scale.” The initial levels…