Harvard Sloan Fellow on Aging and Work Leah Abrams, PhD, recently published one of her dissertation papers in the journal Ageing & Society that found that among a cohort of Americans ages 51 – 61, it is common to have unmet expectations about retirement timing (e.g. working a shorter or longer time period than expected). “… policies that aim to incentivize longer work are limited by the fact that many…
David Laibson, PhD, comments on how to take advantage of our peak cognitive abilities to help make sound decisions regarding our fiscal future in this article on plansponser.com.
The findings of a Work, Family & Health Network study published in Work, Aging and Retirement suggest that Boomer-aged professionals and managers who were given more control over their schedules and increased supervisor support as part of the STAR workplace intervention were more likely to plan on a later retirement from their current job.
Harvard Pop Center faculty member David Laibson, PhD, shares tips on how to prepare for retirement in this USAToday.com piece. Photo: http://www.401kcalculator.org/