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Older man and woman at work with younger woman When it comes to factoring health care costs into overall retirement planning, nearly 75 percent of workers said assistance from employers would be at least somewhat helpful in figuring this out. (Photo: Getty)

Retirees’ overall confidence in their ability to continue to cover basic expenses is on the decline, as more expect medical expenses to increase while the federal government wrestles with the impending insolvency of Medicare, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute’s Retirement Confidence Survey.

Nick Thornton


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