Category Archives: Healthcare

Oct 24, 2017 – Long years in retirement

By | October 24, 2017

Long lonely years until death. US life expectancy and retirement age for men and women. Life expectancy is rising faster than time at work. That means old retirees have long years until they die: men on average 13 years and women almost 20 years. A recent Bloomberg article said Americans are dying early and retiring late.… Read More »

Oct 22, 2017 – US healthcare expenditure

By | October 22, 2017

It costs to be old. US healthcare expenditure by age group, 2016 Despite Affordable Care Act (ACA), the cost to insure older people is much higher but total healthcare costs flatten out after late 50s. The annual average healthcare cost for an American household is $4,612, one of the highest in the world. Although age plays… Read More »