Despite holding graduate degrees from Harvard Business School and Johns Hopkins as well as impressive career credentials, 55-year-old Elizabeth White is barely making ends meet. In a moving TED Talk, White breaks the taboo on talking about financial insecurity among middle-class Americans nearing retirement age. White and her generation are pioneers – the first to explore the uncharted territory of the “retirement crisis.” If you’re late on in your career with no safety net, getAbstract believes White’s advice could provide a parachute.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why many Americans nearing retirement find themselves in precarious financial circumstances and
- What individuals can do to address the impending “retirement crisis.”
About the Speaker
Elizabeth White is a former business executive and entrepreneur. She is the author of 55, Underemployed, and Faking Normal.