With millions of workers nearing age 65, retirement saving remains a crucial issue to the American public. But only half of American workers have access to an employer-based retirement plan and many observers are concerned that Americans are saving too little for retirement.
Reuters/Michaela Rehle - German waitress Kathi Kink, aged 91, writes down an order in the 'Zum Goldenen Tal' restaurant in Naring near Weyarn, southern Germany, February 1, 2015.
In Europe, life gets shorter for some
April 21, 2015, Mamta Murthi
Europe is growing old. But the typical factors underlying aging—low birth rates and high life expectancy—do not hold equally everywhere. Mamta Murthi looks at European regional differences in demographic shifts.
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