May 2, 2022

How Inflation is Causing Americans to 'Unretire'

by The Journal.

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Economic data from March revealed a new trend: hundreds of thousands of Americans are "unretiring" and returning to the workforce. WSJ's Harriet Torry reports that rising inflation is making retirement unsustainable for many. We also hear from two retirees who have started looking for work.

Further Reading:
-Everything Costs More, and That's Disrupting Retirement for Many

Further Listening:
-Why Older Americans Are Fleeing the Workforce

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