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Almost half of retirees report that retirement is "very satisfying"

 

 

 
Among retirees and spouses aged 50+, "the share of respondents reporting 'very satisfying' retirements dropped from 60.5% in 1998 to 48.6% in 2012. On the other hand, the share of respondents reporting 'moderately satisfying' and 'not at all satisfying' retirements increased from 31.7% to 40.9% and from 7.9% to 10.5%, respectively."
 
       
 
        Banerjee, S. (2016). Trends in retirement satisfaction in the United States: Fewer having a great time. EBRI Notes, 37(4), 1-16. Retrieved from this source.
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