Retirement statistics: Then vs. now

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Inflation: Then vs. now
Annual inflation over 30 years

Decades ago, high inflation made it tougher for retirees to live off of their investments. Someone who retired in 1960 or 1970, for example, would have dealt with an average annual inflation rate of about 5 percent over the next 30 years.


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