Not Ready for Retirement

December 10th, 2011  |  Published in General  |  2 Comments

The following infographic from Mercer shows that workers in the U.S., U.K., and Canada do not feel that they are ready for retirement.

Not ready for retirement
Infographic by Mercer Insights

  

Responses

  1. Workingboomer says:

    December 10th, 2011 at 5:36 pm (#)

    When I first saw the title of this post, I thought you meant that people just wanted to keep working. I am one of those that would like to retire but can not. It looks like I will be working a long time but that is so true for a lot of us. Thank you for posting the stats.

  2. Emily says:

    December 12th, 2011 at 3:57 pm (#)

    I believe the Western world needs to rethink retirement. It’s a new concept that leads to people dying much earlier than they probably would have had they considered in meaningful work well into old age.

    Of course, at the same time we need to rethink how we take care of ourselves, and how children treat their elderly parents…