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New Research Impacts Retirement Policy

How much of the average retiree’s Social Security income is left after paying for medical care? How does health impact wealth in retirement?  How much of a role can home equity play to provide security in old-age? These questions and many others were explored at the 19th annual Retirement Research Consortium Meeting, which was held on August 3-4 at the…
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Aging and the U.S. Economy

By Beth Burnham Mace, Chief Economist, NIC The long-anticipated increase of the age 65+ population has started, thanks to the aging baby boomer generation, lower birth rates, and improved longevity—and it’s only expected to continue. By 2030, 21% of the population, an estimated 74 million people, will be past retirement age. This growing demographic will have serious and long-lasting implications…
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