Americans in all age groups are getting the picture that the oldthree-legged stool of income for retirement is just too wobbly—sothey’re adding a fourth leg: work.

So says new research from the Transamerica Center for RetirementStudies, “Retirement Throughout the Ages: Expectations andPreparations of American Workers,” which found that retirementreally isn’t all that “retired” any more, as many workers realizethat current income models meant to support them in retirementaren’t going to provide what they need.

“The long-held view that retirement is a moment in time whenpeople reach a certain age, immediately stop working, fully retire,and begin pursuing their dreams is more myth than reality,” saidCatherine Collinson, president of TCRS, in a statement.

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