3 in 4 older workers don't intend to retire before 65; reasons include staying active, having purpose

Mr William Yeo believes seniors like him bring rich work skills and know-hows that cannot be learnt from the textbook. ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH
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SINGAPORE - Three in four older workers in Singapore have no intention of stopping work before they turn 65.

The top reasons for wanting to remain employed are to stay active, have a sense of purpose, maintain social connections and save up for old age, a study commissioned by The Sunday Times has found.

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