In high school, my Spanish teacher was retired but said he enjoyed working so he continued to teach part-time.

Back then, I thought he was nuts, but there s a solid case to be made for working after retirement.

Forbes offers a couple of reasons why retirees might want to continue working.

For one, you ll probably want to stay engaged and do something meaningful, and part-time work can help with that.

I ve met quite a few folks who have said they plan to continue working after retirement for this very reason.

Part-time work in retirement can be very satisfying, not just financially, but physically...working in retirement helps keep your mind sharp and helps you avoid getting isolated and lonely.

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