Working on enjoying life in retirement

There are ups and downs in being a retiree, even as a world of possibilities opens up.

From July 1 next year, the retirement age will be increased from 62 to 63 and re-employment age from 67 to 68. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

In 2018, I retired from my job as a property manager after more than 40 years in the workforce. I had begun working in 1973, right after my national service.

I remember the 1970s as a time of bell bottoms and disco, but it was also a time of economic struggle. Like many of my contemporaries, I worked in the day and studied at night, and eventually qualified as a chartered surveyor, specialising in valuation and property management.

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