I'll Worry About It on the Cruise

September 2005
Journal of Financial Planning;Sep2005, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p24
Academic Journal
This article focuses on the findings of a study conducted by the American Association of Retired Persons about the financial planning attitudes of elderly people in the U.S. About half of the study population are somewhat or very concerned about meeting basic living expenses such as utilities and groceries, 64 percent are worried about paying for their health care and 58 percent are worried about having enough cash for emergencies. However, the study also showed that the first priority of 63 percent of respondents is to have enough money to go on vacation.


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