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Retiring at 63? Not So Fast

Posted on 01/14/2013 by |Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | WorkForget about retiring at 63 or even 66. If we’re fortunate, toiling away into our 70s, 80s and even our 90s will become the new normal as we live longer and remain healthier. Harvard professors David Bloom and David Canning say longer workspans will accompany longer lifespans — and they’re challenging employers to get ready for this shift now. [See best employers for mature workers.] “Responding effectively to longer lifespans will require changes in business practices and public policies,” say the professors …