Browsing All posts tagged under »retirement«

Two Takes on Older Americans in the Workplace

December 20, 2011


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


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


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.