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Study Finds Some Older Unemployed Workers Happier Once They Call It Quits

Posted on 07/3/2012 by |Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | WorkSome long-term unemployed older workers who give up the job search and retire, it turns out, are happier once they finally call it quits. Researchers followed older discouraged workers in Germany for 15 years and found that an early retirement was the best course of action for most unemployed adults, in part because they felt better about themselves when they say they’re retired rather than unemployed, according to a  Time magazine report. It must be noted that many older adults …