Retire later to live longer

Retirement News from the web:

One study, carried out by the Shell Oil Company showed that those retiring early (at age 55) were at a greater risk of an early death. This may be because those retiring at this early age are more likely to include some people with health problems. In particular, men who retire early are more likely to have an early death compared to women (80 per cent higher chance).

The situation with those retiring later (60+) is not so clear. Some studies involving people retiring at 60, and in good health, seem to show no reduction in life expectancy.

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