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When I'm 64, or Maybe 63? Public Views about Retirement Age

Many Baby Boomers are facing a difficult decision: when to retire? Their personal choices are being made in the context of a longstanding debate about the appropriate age for workers to leave the workforce.

Autumn’s Varied Shades: Aging in America
The New Readiness to Reform Social Security

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Health costs in retirement
Retirement for Supreme Court Justices