The act of ceasing an active working life, or of leaving one’s job or occupation. The age at which this is expected to occur can vary in the United States, depending on factors that include one’s personal finances as well as the options offered by an employer. In the United States, the trend has been for older workers to keep their jobs longer in order to maintain their lifestyles and to save more for their eventual retirement.

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