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Retirement Income Sources: New Models for Your Work and Your Life in the New Economy

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This Element is an excerpt form Work Wanted: Protect Your Retirement Plans in Uncertain Times (ISBN: 9780132354646) by James W. Walker and Linda H. Lewis. Available in print and digital formats.

From social security to inheritance: how to objectively assess the retirement savings and income you’ll actually have.

“I expect Social Security benefits will pay out for me--I’m not affected by the changes that have been made.”Actually, rising eligibility age and the taxing of benefits are already greatly reducing take-home income. Social Security will be a less important source of income for each successive generation. Benefits are under pressure, and their future viability is debatable....