Kenneth (kensmind) wrote in polloftheday,
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Retirement



Poll #1577934 Retirement

(Rounded to the nearest year divisible by five), what is the best choice for an age of retirement?

50
0(0.0%)
55
7(13.7%)
60
8(15.7%)
65
12(23.5%)
70
4(7.8%)
75
0(0.0%)
Older than 75
0(0.0%)
Younger than 50
0(0.0%)
There should be no age of retirement, people should have to work until they can afford to retire or want to retire
17(33.3%)
Something else (what?)
3(5.9%)

At what age would you like to retire?

Under 50
10(19.6%)
Somewhere between 50 and 55
8(15.7%)
Somewhere between 55 and 60
8(15.7%)
Somewhere between 60 and 65
9(17.6%)
Somewhere between 65 and 70
5(9.8%)
Somewhere between 70 and 75
3(5.9%)
Sometime after age 75
0(0.0%)
Never
4(7.8%)
Something else (what?)
4(7.8%)

Should there be a mandatory age of retirement?

Yes, it is necessary to create jobs for the next generation
6(11.8%)
Yes for some other reason
3(5.9%)
I'm not sure
7(13.7%)
No, forcing someone to retire violates their civil rights
25(49.0%)
No for some other reason
9(17.6%)
Something else (what?)
1(2.0%)

Ideally, how would you like to retire (select as many as apply)?

Stop working completely
7(13.7%)
Cut my hours back gradually
3(5.9%)
Retire from my job and start a second career of some kind
0(0.0%)
Retire from my job and write
0(0.0%)
Retire from my job and go back to school
0(0.0%)
Retire from my job and travel as best as my income will permit
4(7.8%)
Never retire, work for the rest of my life or as long as my health allows.
3(5.9%)
Something else (what?)
0(0.0%)

Which of the following form part of your retirement plan?

A work pension
1(2.4%)
A government pension
1(2.4%)
A retirement savings plan or account
7(17.1%)
A reverse mortgage
0(0.0%)
An inheritance
2(4.9%)
Support from a spouse or partner
0(0.0%)
Support from another family member
0(0.0%)
Prayer
1(2.4%)
Winning the lottery
2(4.9%)
Something else (what?)
2(4.9%)

How confident are you in your plans for your retirement?

Very confident
2(4.0%)
Somewhat confident
8(16.0%)
Neither confident nor worried
10(20.0%)
Somewhat worried
5(10.0%)
Very worried
6(12.0%)
I'm not worried yet, I'll worry about it later
17(34.0%)
Something else (what?)
2(4.0%)
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