New rules mean that longevity annuities -- insurance against outliving your money -- are more attractive for retirement savers.
MIT finance professor Robert C. Merton warns that recent moves to upgrade the retirement plans have missed the point.
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Millennials are the worst age group when it comes to putting money away for their golden years.
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Average life-expectancies are creeping upward. To prevent having more life than money, you need to think differently about your retirement years, experts say.
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