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Even though Wall Street and the financial press have been harping for decades on the retirement savings crisis, this article provides some additional perspectives.

1. According to the Manpower Group, what percentage of millennials plan to work until they die (as their solution to retirement)?
2. Why do so many millennials have such a negative view of retirement?
3. According to Transamerica, what percentage of retirees quit work sooner than expected and what are the reasons for this?
4. What would you advise a friend of yours to do at your age in order to plan for retirement?

Kadlec, D. (2017). Retirement Planning: Working ‘Til You Die Is a Lousy Financial Plan., Jan. 12 (Retrievable online at