How to Work Past 65
Setting aside enough money for retirement is not easy, particularly in a pandemic amid rising inflation. If current events are affecting your retirement savings or you were behind to begin with, you may need to work longer, possibly well into retirement years. It's a reality faced by a growing number of Americans. A January survey by retirement savings platform SimplyWise found that 71% of U.S. workers now intend to work in retirement, still up from 65% when the survey was conducted in May 2020. The same survey found that 18% of people in their 50s plan to work full-time in retirement, more than double the 8% who expressed similar sentiments in May 2020. If working past retirement age is in your future, it's important to lay the proper groundwork. Here's how to do that.