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What age is "too old" to work? 7 in 10 boomers say it depends on the person

 
"When asked the age at which they consider a person to be 'too old' to work, more than half of workers* (54%) say 'it depends on the person.' Across generations, Baby Boomers are most likely to say it depends on the person (69%), followed by Generation X (54%) and Millennials (44%). Among those who provided a specific age, workers say age 75 (median) is "too old" to work," according to an analysis of date from the 2017 Transamerica Retirement Survey. (p. 15)
       
 
 
         
Collinson, C. (2017). Wishful thinking or within reach? 3 generations prepare for retirement. Los Angeles, CA: Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies. Retrieved from this source.
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