MW-GJ319_boomer_ZG_20180516142545.jpg

Retirement Weekly: Is there really a retirement ‘crisis’?

This post was originally published on this site

Is there a retirement “crisis,” or isn’t there?

Though this is hardly a new question, it has been brought to the forefront recently by a vigorous debate at the excellent Advisor Perspectives website. While most who posted comments in that debate supported the conventional wisdom that there is such a crisis, a few voiced a vigorous dissent.

Josh Scandlen, a Certified Financial Planner based in Alpharetta, Ga., was one such dissenter: “The purported ‘Retirement Crisis’ is nothing more than a way for the industry to scare people into staying working for longer and longer instead of enjoying the remaining years of their lives.”

To continue reading, please subscribe. Already a Subscriber? Log in