Better with Age: The Rising Importance of Older Workers

Some 150 million jobs will shift to older workers by the end of the decade. Here’s how to get ready.

Closing the Women's Health Gap: A $1 Trillion Opportunity to Improve Lives and Economies Insight Report January 2024

Investments addressing the woomen's health gap could add years to life and life to years — and potentially boost the global economy by $1 trillion annual by 2040.

HBR Guide to Designing Your Retirement

Retirement is perhaps the greatest and most deeply personal career transition you'll ever make. Will you switch gears, slow down, or stop work entirely? Will you have the money, the good health, and the companionship you need to enjoy it?

An Unrecognized Barrier to Retirement Income Security: Poor Longevity Literacy

The TIAA Institute and GFLEC coined the term "longevity literacy"—an understanding of how long people tend to live in retirement—in a January 2023 report

Club Vita’s Longevity, Lifestyle and Retirement Perception Survey, 2022

We’ve learned that from a statistical perspective, the inter-country similarities in longevity patterns are more profound than their differences. But are these similarities reflected in our survey, or do people in our three geographies have significantly different outlooks on life? Find the answers in this survey.

The Crisis in Retirement Planning

Our approach to saving is all wrong: We need to think about monthly income, not net work.

China’s population grew older and richer: policy lessons for some African countries

For decades China was the world’s most populous country. But that’s changed. Its population has peaked, and is now falling.

Living Longer, Better: Understanding Longevity Literacy

As people live longer than at any other point in history, it is essential for business, government, and individuals to rethink their approach to planning for later life.

Why Population Aging Matters: A Global Perspecive

This report paints a compelling picture of the impact of population aging on nations. It provides a succinct description of population trends that are transforming the world in fundamental ways.

Financial literacy, longevity literacy, and retirement readiness: The 2022 TIAA Institute-GFLEC Personal Finance Index

This report shows that retirement readiness, a specific realm of financial well-being, likewise tends to be better among those with greater financial literacy.

Addressing the Nation's Retirement Crisis: The 80%

The analysis of 2018 data previously found that 80%—or 47 million households with older adults—are financially struggling today or are at risk of falling into economic insecurity as they age.

Caring About Care

By 2030, there is a major opportunity to advance SDG 5.4, and ensure the world is on the way to building quality systems to support caregivers and those who receive it.

Live Long & Prosper: Longevity is Tech’s New Frontier

Life expectancy is increasing, but so are risks. CTech profiles some of the leading innovative Israeli startups in LongeviTech

Private Financing of Long‑Term Care: Income, Savings and Reverse Mortgages

To what extent would older Europeans be able to pay for their long‑term care needs out of their income and assets if they had no access to informal care or public insurance? To answer this question, we build a microsimulation model and estimate the disability trajecto‑ ries of those currently aged 65 or older in nine European countries using the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE).

Reverse Mortgages, Financial Inclusions, and Economic Development

This paper examines the state of reverse mortgage markets in selected countries around the world and considers the potential benefits and risks of these products from a financial inclusion and economic benefit standpoint.

Financial and Longevity Literacy and Retirement Readiness

Six years of data from the TIAA Institute-GFLEC Personal Finance Index (P-Fin Index) clearly demonstrate that adults with greater financial literacy tend to have better financial well-being. This report shows that retirement readiness, a specific realm of financial well-being, likewise tends to be better among those with greater financial literacy.

Global Aging 2023: The Clock Ticks

In this week's summary of ratings views: We look at what disruption means for the world out to 2030. Governments face a ticking financial clock from aging populations. The chaotic end of zero-COVID in China is unlikely to hamper a gathering recovery.
December 24, 2022

The Longevity Economy Outlook

The Longevity Economy outlooks are a series of data analyses from AARP that describe the contributions of Americans age 50-plus, worth over $9 trillion in 2018 and projected to grow through 2050.
December 24, 2022

The Global Findex Database 2021

The global Findex Survey describes why people save, how likely are they to save for old age and whether savings for old age as a driver for financial worry.
December 24, 2022

The WHO report of Ageism

A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) states that one out of every two people are ageist – defined as negatively stereotyping against individuals based on their age.

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