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Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska; Regev, Irit – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Purpose: This study was designed to examine whether preretirement intervention, through preparation programs conducted by social workers, enhances retirees' healthy retirement transition, self-mastery, and well-being outcomes. Methods: Data were gathered at preprogram, postprogram, and at 6-month follow-up. A total of 84 participants filled out…
Descriptors: Preretirement Education, Retirement, Social Work, Caseworkers
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Abdulkadir, Abdulrasaq; Rasaq, Abdulkadir Olarewaju; Gafar, Isiaka – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
Retirees who retire from many government and non-governmental organisations are increasing daily. The relocation from routine work to private life is likely to result in some psychological reactions of anger, anxiety, depression and stress. This paper identified the voluntary, compulsory and mandatory types of retirement as well as types of…
Descriptors: Retirement, Psychological Patterns, Planning, Counseling
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Reyers, Michelle – Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 2018
Concerns regarding the adequacy of retirement savings have contributed to the move to encourage better savings behavior. One area of research focuses on understanding the profile of individuals who believe they are preparing adequately for retirement. The current study uses data from a national survey of South Africans to determine how confident…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Retirement, Preretirement Education, Money Management
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Tam, Maureen – Educational Gerontology, 2018
This paper discusses retirement as a learning process, where learning, be it formal or informal, enables retirees to adjust to the transition from work to retirement. Such discussion is important given the fact that the world population is aging and that more people are retiring in the next few decades. Moreover, people are experiencing an…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Longitudinal Studies, Retirement, Preretirement Education
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Legrottaglie, Sandra; Ligorio, Maria Beatrice – Teacher Development, 2017
This article presents the findings of a qualitative interview study of professional identity of 38 Italian teachers close to retirement. Through a dialogical analysis of the interviews, the authors trace the trajectory of the teachers' voices along a temporal axis, to retrieve the history of the voices and the connections to a specific period of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Professional Identity, Semi Structured Interviews
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Jennings, Penelope R.; Jennings, William P.; Phillips, G. Michael – American Journal of Business Education, 2016
While financial planning students are expected to be able to understand client retirement plans, subtle differences in cost-of-living adjustments can have major impact on the success of client retirement plans. This teaching note compares the cost-of-living adjustments in the largest government sponsored retirement systems and a hypothetical…
Descriptors: Retirement Benefits, Preretirement Education, Monte Carlo Methods, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Schmidt, Carolin E. – American Journal of Business Education, 2016
Real-life applications of financial concepts are a valuable method to get students engaged in financial topics. While especially non-finance majors often struggle to understand the importance of financial topics for their personal lives, applying these theories to real-life examples can significantly improve their learning experience and increase…
Descriptors: Preretirement Education, Money Management, Concept Teaching, Retirement Benefits
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Cho, Hyejin; Suh, Wookyung; Lee, Jiyoung; Jang, Younju; Kim, Minjung – Educational Gerontology, 2016
This study investigated a retirement coaching educational program using the mixed method research design. A structured survey was distributed to 48 financial planners who had undergone 50-hour retirement education including retirement coaching. The coaching was conducted in two sessions in 2015. Results revealed that first, the retirement coaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Coaching (Performance), Preretirement Education, Mixed Methods Research
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Smith, Justin L.; Conley, Sharon; You, Sukkyung – Educational Gerontology, 2015
This study investigated a sample of California elementary, intermediate, and high school employed teachers (N = 247) to assess the effects of retirement perceptions on career commitment among teachers who are in different age groupings. Using path analysis, the influence of five retirement perceptions variables was examined: concerns about…
Descriptors: Educational Gerontology, Investigations, Retirement, Retirement Benefits
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Yu, Kar-Ming; Wu, Alfred M.; Chan, Wai-Sum; Chou, Kee-Lee – Educational Gerontology, 2015
Using a phone survey conducted in 2012, we examined whether there is a gender difference in financial literacy among Hong Kong workers; and if such a difference exists, whether it can be explained by gender differences in sociodemographic variables, social or psychological factors, and/or the outcomes of retirement planning. Results show a gender…
Descriptors: Educational Gerontology, Gender Differences, Money Management, Telephone Surveys
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Arling, Priscilla A.; Kirby, Jill; Saajasto, Kegan – American Journal of Business Education, 2015
For college graduates entering the workforce, contributing to an employer-sponsored 401(k) retirement plan can be an important way of saving for the future. However, contribution rates for young people in these plans are far below recommended percentages, leading to concerns about future financial stability for these individuals. Prior work has…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Preretirement Education, Financial Services
Zeman, Gail M. – School Business Affairs, 2013
The definition of "retirement" is changing with the boomers, just like everything else that generation has done. Call it a new version of outsourcing. For an early career business administrator or an understaffed business office, there are jobs--often projects--that simply do not get done. The projects require time and expertise that…
Descriptors: Consultants, Retirement, School Business Officials, Preretirement Education
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Van Ummersen, Claire; Duranleau, Lauren; McLaughlin, Jean – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2013
It has been almost ten years since the American Council on Education (ACE) began to raise awareness of the importance of workplace flexibility in faculty careers and to encourage colleges and universities to support faculty in better integrating their professional and personal lives. With the generous support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, ACE…
Descriptors: Teacher Retirement, Family Work Relationship, Work Environment, Transitional Programs
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Matthews, Janet R. – Teaching of Psychology, 2013
During the 1960s, there was extensive hiring of college and university faculty members. This large group of professors are now at or nearing retirement age. Concerns about the economy, the availability of good health insurance, increased life expectancy, and removal of mandatory retirement laws may influence decisions about when to retire.…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Retirement, Preretirement Education, Teacher Employment Benefits
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Arellano, Fernando; Mulig, Liz; Rhame, Susan – American Journal of Business Education, 2012
The time value of money (TVM) is required knowledge for all business students. It is traditionally taught in finance and accounting classes for use in various applications in the business curriculum. These concepts are also very useful in real life situations such as calculating the amount to save for retirement. This paper details a retirement…
Descriptors: Retirement, Preretirement Education, Money Management, Courseware
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