Don't Blame It on Stocks

September 2005
Journal of Financial Planning;Sep2005, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p26
Academic Journal
This article clarifies that the decision of employees to postpone their retirements should not be blamed on the stock market decline of 2000-2002 in the U.S. Statistical evidence refutes the common belief that people either postponed their retirement or re-entered the workforce due to the decline. In fact, those reaching retirement age do not have that much stock, so they were not affected.


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