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Jobs that lack health and retirement benefits, aka nontraditional jobs, can end up costing older workers by reducing what they have for retirement income.

That’s among the findings in a brief from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, which says that as older workers increasingly find themselves in jobs that lack benefits, they could actually be endangering their retirement if they stay in such jobs too long.


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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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