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Fact-of-the-Week: 9 May 2011


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HEALTH CARE MAJOR CONCERN IN DELAYING RETIREMENT

Over two-thirds (68%) of older workers cite keeping their health care coverage as a reason to delay retirement, while 62% cite the higher cost of health care, according to the 2010 Towers Watson retirement attitudes survey.

Towers Watson. (2010). Retirement attitudes part II: Employee attitudes towards risk. Retrieved from http://www.towerswatson.com/assets/pdf/2717/TowersWatson_Retirement-Pt2-Attitudes_NA-2010-17683.pdf


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