How well do our retirement assumptions align with reality?
Everyone has expectations about what their golden years will look like. But too often, retirement is thought of as a finish line – a destination, rather than a new, decades-long phase of life.
In the first installation of a three-part longevity feature, Dr. Joe Coughlin, founder and director of the MIT AgeLab, discusses the ways in which investors – and society – often miss the mark when it comes to retirement reality.
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Recorded Dec. 12, 2021