Employer Attitudes Toward Older Workers: Survey Results

Alicia H. MunnellMauricio Soto Steven A. Sass

WOB#3

Introduction

Today men on average retire at 63 and women at 62, and they can expect to spend 20 years in retirement. But if Americans continue to retire as early as they do today, many will not have adequate income once they stop working. Social Security will provide less relative to pre-retirement earnings as the normal retirement age rises from 65 to 67 and those lucky enough to have a 401(k) plan are likely to find their balances inadequate…