Life In Retirement: The Not-So-Golden Years
We turned to Facebook to gauge how are our listeners were preparing for retirement (if at all), how their lives have changed since retirement and whether they think they will be able to afford to retire.
September 29, 2011 As companies have moved away from traditional pension plans, they've been shifting employees to 401(k)s that transfer the cost — and the risk — to workers. Companies have claimed for years that old-style pensions were unsustainable. But author Ellen Schultz says the shift has helped firms boost their bottom lines.
September 28, 2011 A new poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health finds most baby boomers say they're planning on an active and healthy retirement. But some experts worry that when it comes to their health, boomers are still woefully unprepared — or worse, in denial.