Unretirement is a grassroots movement rethinking and reimagining the second half of life. Hosted by author and journalist Chris Farrell, the podcast features stories of people searching for meaning and money well into the traditional retirement years. Unretirement is a production of American Public Media.


Episode #6: Back to School: Are Professional Certification Programs Worth It?

December 22, 2015 · Duration: 27:05 · Play

Thinking about going back to school to learn new skills or to keep up with changes in your field? How do you know if that learning program is good deal with spending hard earned money on or a rip off that will only deplete your finances? In this episode of Unretirement we look at certifications and the future of education for working older Americans.

Episode #1: It Takes a Village: Recovering from Job Loss after 50

November 16, 2015 · Duration: 25:26 · Play

Handed a pink slip in your 50s? Follow the story of social entrepreneur Tene Wells who lost her job at age 56. Inspired by a trip to Africa, she is building a business to help low-income families with their finances. Marci Alboher offers up savvy advice for anyone embarking on a similar transition (hopefully without getting fired first).