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Understanding and Managing Post-Retirement Risks

February 2020

The Society of Actuaries is pleased to make available several reports in a series highlighting its extensive body of research on post-retirement risks and issues. The reports were authored by Anna Rappaport, Chair of the Committee on Post-Retirement Needs and Risks. 

For a summary of the reports, please see the Understanding and Managing Post-Retirement Risks Fast Facts.


Post-Retirement Risks and Related Decisions

Shocks and the Unexpected: An Important Factor in Retirement

How People Plan for Retirement

Women and Post-Retirement Risks

Retirement Experiences of People Age 85 and Over

Family is Important to Retirement Security

Thank You

The SOA would like to thank the following individuals for their review and input:

Carol Bogosian

Cindy Levering

Andrea Sellars

Steven Siegel, SOA Research Actuary

Barbara Scott, SOA Sr. Research Administrator

Questions or Comments

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