As expected, the estimable economist Sherry Cooper provides sage financial advice to baby boomers contemplating their retirement. But surprise: she also draws from the latest literature in psychology and gerontology to offer wise counsel on how boomers can live the second half of their adult lives productively and in good health. Turns out we don't have to be millionaires for the best years of our lives to be the ones ahead of us. -- Michael Adams, bestselling author and president of the Environics group of research and communications consulting Michael Adams, bestselling author and president of the Environics group of research and communications consulting companies
As one would expect, Sherry's latest book is crisp, clear, focused, and laser-like in its ability to answer the questions that all of us had better start asking. The New Retirement offers just the kind of analysis and insight that both informs us and jolts us into taking action. -- Pamela Wallin
Sherry Cooper is a dynamo--bright, savvy--and literally redefines the way we view retirement and what lies ahead for us in this groundbreaking book. -- Don Tapscott, bestselling author of Wikinomics
With her usual combination of trenchant analysis and creative insight, Sherry Cooper draws a portrait that will redefine retirement and, indeed, society as we have come to know it. -- Allan Gregg, Chair, Harris/Decima Research
About the Author
Sherry Cooper is Global Economic Strategist and Executive Vice-President of BMO Financial Group and Chief Economist, BMO Capital Markets.
Cooper has an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pittsburgh, where she was awarded a Mellon Fellowship. After five years as an economist at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C., she joined the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) as Director of Financial Economics. Since 1983, she has been chief economist of BMO Nesbitt Burns. Cooper, a former member of the Barron's Economic Roundtable, is a frequent guest on CNBC, CNN, CBC, and CTV, and is widely quoted in leading business and investment publications such as the National Post, The Globe and Mail, Maclean's, Canadian Business, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Business Week, and Investors Business Daily. She is the author of the national bestsellers The Cooper Files and Ride the Wave.