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Retirement expenses too much for some retirees

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  • 23% — Percentage of Americans 55 and over who filed for bankruptcy in 2007.
  • 28% — Percentage of Americans 50 or older who are delinquent on their first mortgage, are in foreclosure, or have already lost their homes.
  • 60% — Percentage of retirees looking for full-time work.*
  • $240,000 — Cost of medical expenses for a 65-year-old couple.**

Source: AARP
**Source: Fidelity Investments