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Retirement Planning: What If You Can't Work As Long As You Want To?

Posted by WrapManager's Investment Policy Committee

March 26, 2014

Make room for more baby boomers in the workplace.

From 1989 to 2012, the percent of people over age 65 in the workforce jumped from a little under 12% to 18.5%, setting a trend that’s set to continue. Between 2010 and 2020, the number of workers age 65 to 74 is expected to grow at a faster pace than any other demographic.

The sheer quantity of baby boomers entering the workforce accounts for some of this growth, but it’s also being driven by cultural forces—many baby boomers really enjoy working and staying busy.1

As Wealth Managers we focus on investors’ retirement goals and the ability to meet those goals. Would your retirement goals be compromised if you weren’t able to work past a certain age? Is there a backup plan?

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