Type of Content: News

Subtype: Radio/TV

Resource Title: Almost Half Of Americans Plan To Retire After 65 — Or Never

Publication Title: WGBH

Publish Date: July 9, 2019

While many look ahead to the golden years of retirement with glee, a new poll finds one in four people have no intention of ever retiring. Another one in four expect to work well past 65. And while some are staying in it for the love of the game, for most others, it’s all about the money. Just 29 percent of people age 50 or older say they’re highly confident they’ll have enough savings for retirement — and only 14 percent of people younger than 50 feel prepared.

Jim Braude was joined by Cal Halvorsen, an assistant professor at the Boston College School of Social Work, Tina Opie, an associate professor of management at Babson College, and Thomas Kochan, a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Almost Half Of Americans Plan To Retire After 65 — Or Never