Don't let golden years be tarnished

August 2010
Employee Benefit News;Aug2010, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p32
The article discusses the results of two 2010 surveys which highlight the need for post-retirement health care education. The Fidelity Investments' annual Retiree Health Care Costs Estimate study found that health care costs average 535 U.S. dollars a month and that the nursing home is one of the biggest financial concerns of retirees. The same results were produced in a similar study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, which also found that lifetime health care costs, despite decreasing with age, remain substantial.


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