In the space of just a few generations, retirement has changed hugely. If you’re planning for your retirement now, you probably want a lifestyle that’s very different to that of your grandparents or even parents. In the past, retirement was often associated with taking it easy and a slower pace of life. But today, retirees are creating lifestyles to suit them once they’ve given up work. If you’re approaching a point where you want to cut back your work commitments, the shift towards a transitional retirement means you have far more freedom. However, the adaptability of modern retirement presents challenges and options to consider too. Click here to read our guide to preparing for modern retirement.