WASHINGTON (TND) — A viral video of an 80-year-old school janitor sparked a campaign to help him retire from a high school that raised $270,000 so the janitor could finally spend his golden years not cleaning up after a bunch of teenagers. It is part of a national trend where we are seeing retirees rejoin the workforce.
Half a million retirees have had to get back to work because of inflation and one in six are now considering going back.
Former dean of the University of Miami School of Business, John Quelch joined The National Desk’s Jan Jeffcoat Monday morning to discuss the issue.
“Inflation has put a lot of pressure on many seniors who do not have a body of savings to back up their finances,” he said. “Many seniors are going back to work Everybody needs a sense of purpose in life and many seniors who have already retired, regardless of …