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Fact-of-the-Week: 29 August 2011


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Early Retirement Often Unplanned

"Nearly half of today's retirees retired earlier than planned, and of those who did, 41% did so because of unexpected health problems and 19% due to loss of employment. 37% retired earlier than planned because they had sufficient financial resources to retire," according to a 2011 poll of adults aged 55 and older.

Sun-America. (2011). Sun-America retirement re-set study: Redefining retirement post-recession. USA: Sun-Financial Services Group. Retrieved from M5124RPT_07111.pdf (p.14).


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