Should You Ever Retire? A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all. Related Content Retirement Redefined Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting. What If Your Kids Decide Against College? Rising college costs prompt students to seek alternatives; 529 account funds can be used for other education options. The Other Sure Thing Though we don't like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?