``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.
The number of Americans that are not saving or putting money away for retirement is on the rise, according to the latest Harris Poll. Just 18 months ago, 22 percent had no personal savings, but now that number is up to 27 percent. A... Read Post
Click to enlarge ~~~ Source: Gallup Some key data points: • The average retirement age has crept up by four years over the past two decades, from 57 in 1991 to the current 61 • The average nonretired American currently expects to ... Read Post