61% of older millennials believe they’ll be working at least part-time during retirement

61% of older millennials believe they’ll be working at least part-time during retirement

61% of older millennials believe they’ll be working at least part-time during retirement As millennials begin to turn 40 in 2021, CNBC Make It has launched Middle-Aged Millennials, a series exploring how the oldest members of this generation have grown into adulthood amid the backdrop of the Great Recession and the Covid-19 pandemic, student loans, stagnant wages and rising costs of living. For Marissa Hathaway, saving for retirement was never a big priority compared to all the other expenses she needed to juggle as a single mom. Between paying for child care, rent, groceries, and other bills, there was just never much left over. "I make under $100,000 a year and because of my ginormous student loans, I have not been able to save for my retirement, which makes me feel terrible," Hathaway says. But Hathaway, a therapist based in Dallas, says turning 37 this year made her stop and reassess her priorities, especially since her son is heading off to kindergarten in the fall and there will hopefully be some extra money in her budget once she stops paying …
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