American workers staying in workforce despite higher stocks, fatter 401(k)s

NEW BEGINNING: Donna Sowa Allard, certified financial planner and vice president of Sowa Financial Group in Lincoln, said people planning for retirement aren’t going about it the way earlier generations did, instead planning to continue to work in some capacity and therefore need their money to remain partially invested and exposed to growth.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
NEW BEGINNING: Donna Sowa Allard, certified financial planner and vice president of Sowa Financial Group in Lincoln, said people planning for retirement aren’t going about it the way earlier generations did, instead planning to continue to work in some capacity and therefore need their money to remain partially invested and exposed to growth.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
After a run-up in stock values this year, retirement accounts for many Americans are looking more robust than they have in years. But it isn’t encouraging more people to exit their workplaces. Retirement decisions have not been accelerated by fatter 401(k)s and retirement assets, according to financial planners. In fact, the more recent volatility is…
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