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Retirement Myth #5: I’ll Work Longer if Needed

Many people put off saving as much as they should because they expect to work during retirement. Find out why this might not be a smart or realistic strategy.

Despite interest and desire to work part-time in retirement, there are a number of reasons why you may not be able to count on working past the traditional retirement age:

• Health problems
• Caretaking for a loved one
• Difficulty finding a job

Find out how this and taking Social Security too early can impact your retirement income.