That's not possible for everyone, so what's Plan B? (Please don't say it's winning the lottery.)
Millions of Americans are doing it.
A new survey says wealthy boomers are more inclined to spend their money than worry about their heirs.
The two obvious choices are to trim benefits and/or increase taxes, but there are still tough decisions to make.
Nearly all their anticipated safety nets have developed gaping holes, and few have saved enough.
The report predicts there will be 11.1 million people 65 and older still working by 2018, nearly twice the current number.
Without successful careers to lean on, some guys could be feeling less confident about themselves.
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