The number one goal of the baby boomer generation is to be debt free. 35% of this generations retirement rely upon social security. An average of 4 out of 5 baby boomers plan to stay residing in their current home during retirement. The below list of retirement slogans capture this changing lifestyle and the humor associated with a life of working. These have been used by other retirees and meant to inspire you during a time of change.
A man is known by the company that keeps him on after retirement age.
A short retirement urges a sweet return.
Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can’t retire his experience. He must use it.
Don’t simply retire from something; have something to retire to.
Except for an occasional heart attack I feel as young as I ever did.
For those of you who don’t know what to do after retirement, the answer is simple: whatever you want.
I enjoy waking up and not having to go to work. So I do it three or four times a day..
I have never liked working. To me a job is an invasion of privacy.
I will not retire while I’ve still got my legs and my make- up box.
I’m not just retiring from the company, I’m also retiring from my stress, my commute, my alarm clock, and my iron.
I’m retired – goodbye tension, hello pension!
In retirement, every day is Boss Day and every day is Employee Appreciation Day.
It doesn’t take age to retire, it takes money.
Life begins at retirement.
Middle age is when work is a lot less fun and fun is a lot more work.
Retire from work, but not from life.
Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.
Retirement can be a great joy if you can figure out how to spend time without spending money.
Retirement is having nothing to do and someone always keeping you from it.
Retirement is like a long vacation in Las Vegas. The goal is to enjoy it the fullest, but not so fully that you run out of money.
Retirement is the ugliest word in the language.
Retirement is to leave office and to live at home with more appointments of extended family.
Retirement is when the living is easy and the payments are hard.
Retirement is wonderful. It’s doing nothing without worrying about getting caught at it.
Retirement kills more people than hard work ever did.
Retirement means no pressure, no stress, no heartache… unless you play golf.
Retirement without the love of letters is a living burial.
Retirement: Goodbye to setting my alarm for work. Hello to setting my alarm for Garage Sales.
Retirement: World’s longest coffee break.
Sometimes it’s hard to tell if retirement is a reward for a lifetime of hard work or a punishment.
The best time to start thinking about your retirement is before the boss does.
The money’s no better in retirement but the hours are.
The question isn’t at what age I want to retire, it’s at what income.
There are some who start their retirement long before they stop working.
When you quit working just before your heart does.
When you retire, you switch bosses – from the one who hired you to the one who married you.
You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.
Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.
An average of 10,000 baby boomers reach retirement daily. As of 2010, there were a total of 72 million baby boomers that reside within the United States. The following infographic below outlines statistics and trends of this generations retirement outlook.