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retirementThe results of a recent survey have revealed that a rising number of workers in America are keen to be able to continue working past the official retirement age. According to the survey there are various reasons behind the rising number of people who want to be able to continue working past the full retirement age, with financial concerns being one of the key reasons behind this.

The study was carried out by the Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement, which said that more than two thirds of workers in the United States wanted to be eased into retirement gradually rather than having to retire once they reached a certain age. The study was carried out on Americans that were nearing retirement age and many of those responding also stated that they were looking to try and get working hours that were outside of the usual 9-5 hours.

Top reasons for want to work after retirement age

There were a number of reasons identified by the survey with regards to why so many American workers want to continue working past their retirement. Amongst the top reasons that were given were being able to continue being active, enjoyment of working, and a desire to continue earning money rather than having to turn to social security. Many were concerned about their financial security after retirement. Read the rest of this entry »