Want to find a rare moment of agreement in this divisive political season? Ask pre-retirees about the years ahead, and Republicans, Democrats and Independents all seem to have a dim view of their golden years.

Allianz Life treaded into the turbulent waters with its 2012 Retirement and Politics Survey and discovered that two-thirds of those polled – "transition boomers" aged 55 to 65, right on the cusp of traditional retirement – say they expect that health care expenses will have the biggest impact on their retirement costs.

Election and Retirement PlanningHealth care costs, it appears, are a universal concern: 64 percent of Republicans, 69 percent of Democrats and 66 percent of Independents said those sure-to-increase costs were their primary concern.

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