How do you define retirement?

By Staff | September 10, 2012 | Last updated on September 10, 2012
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People are living longer, working later into their lives, and spending a larger portion of their lives in retirement than previous generations, says TD. For many Canadians, retirement isn’t just about leaving the workforce anymore.

Read: Boomers keep a keen eye on retirement

“You can choose to continue working part-time, consult, volunteer, go back to school, open your own business—the sky is the limit,” says Cynthia Caskey, vice president, portfolio manager and sales manager, TD Waterhouse Private Investment Advice.

So TD asks, if the reality of retirement is changing, isn’t it time the definition changed with it?

With this in mind, TD wants Canadians to submit their own definition of retirement at for a chance to win $1,000. The contest runs from September 10, 2012 to September 26, 2012. The winner will be announced the week of October 22, 2012.

Here are some articles to help you start the retirement conversation with your clients.

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Read: Canadians have better retirement prospects than Americans

Read: 8 reasons to retire in Canada staff


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