The Case For Working Longer In Life

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Wal-Mart employee Blanca Mojita rings up a customer's purchases at a Wal-Mart store on Feb. 19, 2015 in Miami. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

On this Labor Day, some people at home are taking a break from their labors. Others are looking for work, and many retired Americans are looking back at a career of labor. But CBS News’ Jill Schlesinger — a former financial planner — thinks that for many people, working more years is a better option.

She tells Here & Now‘s Robin Young that work not only helps financially — it can also keep you engaged later in life.


Jill Schlesinger, CBS News business analyst and host of “Jill on Money.” She tweets @jillonmoney.

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