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Boomers Want to Make Retirement Work

The articles that our readers gravitated to over the course of this year provide a window into baby boomers’ biggest concerns about retirement.

Judging by the most popular blogs of 2019, they were very interested in the critical decision of when to claim Social Security and whether the money they have saved will be enough to last into old age.

Nearly half of U.S. workers in their 50s could potentially fall short of the income they’ll need to live comfortably in retirement. So people are also reading articles about whether to extend their careers and about other ways they might fill the financial gap.

Here is a list of 10 of our most popular blogs in 2019. Please take a look!

Half of Retirees Afraid to Use Savings

How Long Will Retirement Savings Last?

The Art of Persuasion and Social Security

Social Security: the ‘Break-even’ Debate

Books: Where the Elderly Find Happiness

Second Careers Late in Life Extend Work

Husbands Ignore Future Widow’s Needs

A Proposal to Fill Your Retirement Gap

Men Who Work Longer, Live Longer

Know the Social Security Survivor Benefit

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This blog is supported by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College and the U.S. Social Security Administration, which also funded much of the retirement research that appears in this blog.

2 Responses to Boomers Want to Make Retirement Work

  1. Paul Brustowicz says:

    Happy 2020!

  2. Scarlett Smith says:

    Early start also ensures that one is able to take more risk and hence can invest in avenues which offer higher reward for its commensurate level of risk. This regular contribution with the passage of time will ensure the accumulation of a very large corpus.

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