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Retirement Income: Risks and Strategies

Mark J. Warshawsky


As members of the baby boom generation head into retirement, they face an economic environment that has changed noticeably since their parents retired. Most of these new retirees will not be equipped, as many in the earlier generation were, with private pension plans, early retirement options, and fully paid retiree health benefits in addition to Social Security and Medicare. Today it is increasingly left to retirees themselves to plan how to maximize retirement income and minimize risk. This book describes strategies, products, and public policies that will help a new generation achieve finan ... More

Keywords: baby boom generation, retirement, retirees, private pension plans, early retirement options, retiree health benefits, Social Security, Medicare, retirement income, financial security

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780262016933
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262016933.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark J. Warshawsky, author