August 8, 2018

More older Americans are continuing to work

Editor's Note

Not all older workers are counting the days until retirement, though they may cut back on hours, reports the August 1 MarketWatch.

Reasons for continuing to work vary, but they are not always financial. Many seek to maintain a sense of purpose and productivity, the report says.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that in the next 8 years, workers 65 to 74 years old and 75 and older will have the fastest rates of growth among all ages, according to the report.

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