Is it possible and would you want to do it?

Working during retirement. An emotionally charged statement – regardless of the reader’s vantage point, whether driven by need or desire, despite the fact that it is widely acknowledged that working during retirement only helps.

In this article that appears on Yahoo Finance is reference to a survey by BMO Retirement Services which states the benefits companies might gain by employing people in their 60’s.

What is the likelihood that boomers or pre-retirees may be able to find work in this high unemployment environment?

Assuming the best case scenario, would you, as a boomer or pre-retiree want to pursue this course of working if you physically could, whether you financially needed to or not? But what if the scenario was reversed – and you could not find work if you needed to and could not? Have you thought of an alternative plan?

Some things to think about.