Browsing All posts tagged under »retirement«

Two Takes on Older Americans in the Workplace

December 20, 2011

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Is the phenomenon of people staying in the workplace long past the traditional retirement something positive, or yet another sign of our economic malaise?

More on Working Longer

March 28, 2011

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I came across an article today that provides a good follow-up to my post last week on older people in the workforce. The article, “Low Savings Force Many to Put Off Retirement,” includes some interesting statistics from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI): More than 73 percent of Americans in their late 50s are now […]

Living Longer, Working Longer

March 18, 2011

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Longer lifespans along with projected shortfalls in pension funding mean that many of us should be expecting to work until more advance ages than earlier generations.