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Myth: Retirement means the end of work.
Reality: In prior decades, workforce growth in the U.S. was driven by an influx of younger workers. During the past seven years, however, workers aged 55+ accounted for virtually all workforce growth, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And, according to a recent study from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, 80% of working retirees say they’re doing so because they want to vs. because they have to (20%.)

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