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.
Just One Thing You Can Do This Week
Assess which retirement costs to consider today, so you can take the necessary steps to help ensure that you can afford them tomorrow.