to them in retirement, the top answers included deciding
where to live, traveling, staying healthy, having meaningful
or satisfying work and deciding what hobbies to pursue.
5. People will continue in their present
job for many additional years. A majority
of survey respondents indicate that they plan to continue
working, but the statistics tell a different story. Looking at
people under 64 years of age who retired, only 28 percent
planned to do so, but 61 percent actually did retire. And,
it wasn’t because those who retired were getting huge buy-outs or a massive inheritance (source: 2010 Employee Benefits
Research Institute). So, it’s always good to have a Plan B and
explore alternative options.
6. Most people will work in retirement.
The majority of boomers say they will do some kind of
work after leaving a primary career. However, reality collides
with expectations—although 70 percent of boomers say
they want to work in retirement, only 23 percent actually
do (source: 2010 Employee Benefits Research Institute). The
top two reasons given by respondents for working are to
stay mentally engaged and to earn money (source: 2010
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