Results for - Retirement - happy or not?

1,440 voters participated in this survey

1. I just read an article that stated retirement is making people more miserable than ever before. If you are retired, do you agree with that?

Yes
15%
216 votes
No
27%
389 votes
Undecided
9%
125 votes
Not Applicable
49%
710 votes

2. The number of retirees who say their retirement is very satisfying dropped from 60.5% in 1998 to 48.6% in 2012. Has your level of satisfaction changed the longer you have been retired?

Yes
14%
207 votes
No
23%
335 votes
Undecided
8%
113 votes
Not Applicable
55%
785 votes

3. One reason given is financial. Traditional pensions declined from 1980 to 2008 from 38% to 20%. Do you have a traditional pension besides your social security?

Yes
20%
295 votes
No
30%
432 votes
Undecided
6%
85 votes
Not Applicable
44%
628 votes

4. Do you wish you had waited to retire so you could have more money in retirement?

Yes
14%
203 votes
No
20%
292 votes
Undecided
8%
115 votes
Not Applicable
58%
830 votes

5. I have to admit retirement seems kind of scary to me. Have you had to take a part time job for financial reasons after you retired?

Yes
12%
169 votes
No
26%
374 votes
Undecided
5%
73 votes
Not Applicable
57%
824 votes
07/02/2016 Living 1440 31 By: chrism4555
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