Americans & Retirement

— Host Bob Edwards talks to Olivia Mitchell, a professor in the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, about changes in the way Americans view retirement. An increasing number of people are continuing to work beyond the age of 65. Among the reasons are increased longevity and financial insecurity.



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