After Retirement

Fundamentals of Market Investing by Adam J. McKee

What are Americans most concerned about when it comes to retirement?  Those 65 and over ranked health as their greatest source of worry, according to a recent survey from Merrill Lynch.  This represents a switch compared to Americans under age 65, who ranked finances as their top concern.

Of the over-65 group, 81% ranked health above all other considerations for a happy retirement, far higher than financial security, which garnered 58% of the vote.  The vast majority of retirees (86%) said maintaining or improving their health could help them manage their out-of-pocket medical expenses in retirement.

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