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The Shifting Rites of Retirement

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As boomers approach retirement age, a big question looms: How long will they keep working? One clue might come from today's senior citizens. One person in two draws Social Security benefits at age 62, even though that means smaller checks than if they waited a few years longer. But taking early Social Security doesn't necessarily mean not working.

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