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With more women fulfilled by work, retirement has to wait

Lee Ann Monfredini, 68, at the real estate office in San Francisco where she works. Women have become significantly more likely to work into their 60s and 70s, often full time, many out of enjoyment as much as obligation, research shows.

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KAY Abramowitz has been working, with a few breaks, since she was 14. Now 76, she is a partner in a law firm in Portland, Oregon - with no intention of stopping anytime soon. "Retirement or death is always on the horizon, but I have no plans," she said. "I'm actually having way...

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