Maria is 61. She has been a nurse for 17 years and has always loved her job. Her husband, Jorge, just had a stroke and won't be able to return to his job as a high school math teacher. Maria had planned to keep working for another 6 years, but now she has decided to retire early to take care of Jorge at home. Maria worries about how this decision will affect their finances and savings, especially with Jorge's high healthcare expenses.
Publication Date: September 2009
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