Apr 21, 2014

Although the U.S. ranks sixth out of 150 countries in per capita income, it takes first place in per capita health care spending, according to a recent report. Yet U.S. workers don’t seem to be getting the full bang for their buck -- they rank 33rd for life expectancy.

Saving enough to pay for health care in retirement can be a big concern for workers. And no wonder Fidelity Investments estimated that a 65-year-old-couple retiring in 2012  would need $240,000 to cover their health care in retirement.

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Assess which retirement costs to consider today, so you can take the necessary steps to help ensure that you can afford them tomorrow.

Source: Natixis Global Asset Management, “United States Global Retirement Index” 2/25/14

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