Great Recession Created Problems For Older Workers

October 18, 2013

Not too many years ago workers, especially those in jobs where they could collect a pension after decades of service, looked forward to retirement as a time to travel, play golf, get to know the grandkids, but we are living longer on average and that usually means working longer to collect more savings for the nest egg.

David Mitchell, state director for Arizona’s AARP, said the Great Recession compounded the financial challenges.