55 Things to do #31: Come Hear Chris Farrell Speak about Unretirement

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As a future Victory resident, we know you’re looking excitedly ahead at this next chapter in your life, wanting to ensure it’s just as much as an adventure as the first 55 years. Of course, you also want to make sure you have the security and opportunity to enjoy it fully. Chris Farrell, author of Unretirement: How Baby Boomers are Changing the Way We Think About Work, Community, and the Good Life, examines in his book many of those thoughts including how to stay engaged, recareer and pursue your passions while staying connected to the community and simultaneously earning an income.

We have the great privilege of offering to current and future Verrado residents a night with Chris Farrell where he will speak about this newly released book. So, Thursday, September 11, after enjoying a great dinner at Grazie or Tempo Urban Bistro, come join us at 7:00pm at The Center on Main for a truly special event. All confirmed attendees will receive a complimentary copy of this brand new book! Click here to RSVP and read below for more details.

Event Details

  • Date: Thursday, September 11
  • Time: 7:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
  • Location: The Center on Main — Multipurpose Room
  • RSVP: Click here to RSVP for up to 2 attendees. Please include first and last names of attendees in order to be properly included on the list.

We are very excited to offer this opportunity to current and future Verrado residents, but spaces are limited to the first 250 respondents, so please RSVP to secure your seat!

Check out Chris Farrell the Today Show

Tips for Planning Your Retirement

Economic journalist Chris Farrell and retirement coach Dorian Mintzer join TODAY to offer advice on making solid retirement plans, saying it’s key to have conversations with colleagues and friends.

About Chris Farrell

Chris Farrell is currently a senior economics contributor at Marketplace, American Public Media’s nationally syndicated public radio business and personal finance programs. He is also an economics commentator for Minnesota Public Radio and writes regular columns on economics and public policy for Bloomberg Businessweek and on personal finance for the Minneapolis Star Tribune. In addition to his most recently published work, Unretirement, Chris is also the author of The New Frugality.

How Baby Boomers are Changing the Way We Think About Work, Community, and the Good Life

Unretirement starts with the insight that the “work longer and prosper” movement will make a huge difference in personal well-being. Better yet, tapping into the talents and abilities of older workers and aging entrepreneurs will benefit the American workplace, enrich communities and dramatically ease financing worries about entitlements.

Read more about the book on Chris Farrell’s blog.

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