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Lifespans Are Increasing Faster Than Retirement Savings

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By John McDonald Every five years, something interesting happens:  Average life expectancy grows by about one year. This astonishing fact, which has been happening since the late 1940s, with an equally astonishing result:  For babies born in the United States in 2007, it is expected that at least half of them will still be alive at age 104! Expanding life expectancy is a testament to the power of cleaner living and vastly improved medical technology.  But one thing that has not kept pace with the ever-extending life expectancy in America and worldwide is financial preparation for retirement. Americans are broadly programmed...

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