Record numbers of Americans older than 65 are working today, and millions are doing it by need, not by choice.
Too often, the work these folks find involves back-breaking, menial labor.
Many people are entering their golden years with alarmingly fragile finances, according to a recent article in The Washington Post.
And polls routinely show that most older people are more worried about running out of money than they are of dying. They lament it’s not fun getting old.
Thanks to a massive shift from guaranteed lifetime pensions to you’re-on-your-own-good-luck-with-that 401(k)s and IRAs…
People are forced to guess how long they might live and budget accordingly, knowing that one big health problem or a year in a nursing home could wipe it all out.”