It’s harder to get the gold in ‘golden years’

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 10:57 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 8, 2008

I can remember the days when folks reached middle age and eagerly looked forward to the time when they could retire. That was when people spent decades on the same job, had a nice pension to rely on and thoughts of the coming years of rest and relaxation seemed ideal. That’s an option that is no longer readily available to a quite a number of members of the working class.