As Portfolios Recover, More Workers Retire At 65

May 1, 2012
Originally published on May 1, 2012 4:47 am

Many older baby boomers — those already 65 — are choosing to go ahead with retirement rather than wait. That's according to a study by MetLife, which says 45 percent of 65 year olds described themselves as "fully retired." Only 5 percent retired later than planned.