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Are You Prepared for Your Future?

The best-selling author Esmeralda Santiago, 63, ponders questions on retirement and beyond

En español | My husband, Frank, and I stood in our living room surveying the accumulation of 30 years of marriage, two children, careers, a household of furnishings, books and souvenirs. We’d just returned from emptying his parents’ house.

I turned to him and vowed: “We won’t leave our children to pick up after us.”

See also: Esmeralda Santiago delivers an enthralling tale in Conquistadora.
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