Archive | July, 2018

Expected Age of Retirement Now 66

On average, U.S. workers today expect to retire at an average age of 66–substantially higher than the expected retirement age of 60 in the mid-1990s, according to a Gallup survey. Here is how the percentage who expect to retire when they are 66 or older has grown over the years…

Percentage of workers who expect to retire at age 66 or older
2018: 41%
2015: 37%
2010: 34%
2005: 31%
2002: 21%
1995: 12%

Source:  American Consumers Newsletter, May 2018
Provided by Sharon Lenius

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Lifetime careers: rethinking LIS retirement

Kim Dority, 2017 Encore Caucus Convener, discussed a number of strategies for LIS practitioners who are contemplating career options that better suit their encore lifestyle goals and seek early transitions to their desired post-retirement options in her Infonista blog post.

Kim provides a checklist of questions to help LIS practitioners get started and think through their options to determine their ideal lifestyle.  She also provides a bibliography of resources to assist in this journey to an encore career.

 

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