Blue-collar baby boomers doubtful about retirement

Blue-collar baby boomers doubtful about retirement

The 78 million Americans born between 1946 and 1964 expect to work the rest of their lives.

The share of U.S. workers who are 55 and older is expected to continue growing, according to the “The Oxford Handbook of Retirement 2013.” The group comprised 12.4 percent of the workforce in 1998. The share jumped to 18.1 percent in 2008 and is expected to be almost 25 percent by 2018.

 

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