‘I’ll Never Retire’: Americans Break Record for Working Past 65
- They need the money.
- They like their jobs.
- Skilled, experienced workers have become more valuable to employers.
- Older Americans are healthier and living longer.
"It has become increasingly normal to be over 65 and working, as more and more boomers reach retirement age, said Torsten Sløk, chief international economist at Deutsche Bank. Now that one in five older Americans has a job, he says, “I would think this just continues to move higher.”