6 Ways Spending Changes in Retirement

Title6 Ways Spending Changes in Retirement
Publication TypeNewspaper Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsBrandon, E
NewspaperU.S. News & World Report
Issue DateMar 2012
ISBN Number0041-5537
KeywordsNet Worth and Assets, Retirement Planning and Satisfaction

Most people spend less money in retirement than they did while they were working. Retired households spend a median of $31,365 annually, which is about 80% of the $39,945 working households spend, according to a recent Employee Benefit Research Institute analysis of Health and Retirement Study data. Six major ways costs change in retirement are presented.


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Endnote Keywords

Money/Household wealth/Retirement planning

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Endnote Author Address

Department of Human Development, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA. cb299@cornell.edu

Short Title6 Ways Spending Changes in Retirement
Citation Key8466