Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Do Newly Retired Workers in the U.S. Have Sufficient Resources to Maintain Well-Being?

This paper explores whether older adults have the resources they need beyond Social Security to maintain economic well-being after they retire. The discussion examines motivations for accumulating wealth to save for retirement and ponders resources available upon retirement.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2005-012
  • Author(s): Robert Haveman, Karen Holden, Barbara Wolfe and Shane Sherlund