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1 in 3 retirees have worked for pay since retiring

"About a third (32%) of retirees have worked for pay since retiring; the large majority did it because they wanted to stay active and involved (90%) and/or because they enjoy working (83%); two in three did it in order to have extra spending money. About four in ten (39%) retirees say they worked for pay in retirement to make ends meet," according to an AARP analysis of responses from workers and retirees aged 50+ to the 2017 EBRI Retirement Confidence Survey. (p. 6)
Williams, A. R., & Brown, S. K. (2017). 2017 retirement confidence survey: A secondary analysis of the findings from respondents age 50+. Washington DC: AARP Research. Retrieved from this source.
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