When Should One Retire?

As the U.S. economy falters and 401(k)s dwindle, more people are deciding to delay retirement. First, Alex Chadwick speaks with Frank Newton, a man who has delayed retirement until he's at least 70. Next, Nancy Solomon reports on the difficulties of calculating life expectancy and how that affects when people decide to retire. And finally, essayist Alice Furlaud has this whimsical idea for a business to delay her own retirement.

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