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Retirement, Slipping Farther and Farther Away

``Over the last decade and a half, Americans' expected retirement age has slowly risen to 67 from 60, according to a new Gallup survey... Americans have been putting their money where their mouths are, so to speak, and have been working longer and longer in recent decades. In 1996, for example, 45.8 percent of workers ages 60 to 64 were either working or looking for work.
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Survey: More than one-third of Americans have no retirement funds saved

Business & Finance : The Week: World Business (4 weeks ago)

A new survey by Bankrate.com found that 36 percent of Americans have no money saved for retirement. It's not just young Americans who are guilty of not saving, either — 14 percent of Americans aged 65 and older have no retirement fu... Read Post

Personal finance tips: How to save on a low income, and more

Business & Finance : The Week: World Business (14 hours ago)

Saving on a low income Earning a small salary doesn't mean you can't build a sizable nest egg, said Emily Brandon at US News & World Report. Putting money in an IRA not only allows you to sock away money for retirement, but it also ... Read Post

Retirement, Slipping Farther and Farther Away

Business & Finance / Economics : Economix (2 years ago)

Over the last decade and a half, Americans' expected retirement age has slowly risen to 67 from 60, according to a new Gallup survey. Read Post


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