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It might very well become a win-win trend: As a result of the pandemic, some older Americans who were planning to retire are opting to remain in the labor force because they can now conveniently work from home, employer permitting.  

Both the financial gain and scrapping an often arduous commute are key drawing points, Christine Benz, director of personal finance at Morningstar, tells BenefitsPRO’s sister site ThinkAdvisor in an interview. She’s watching to see if an increasing number of pre-retirees jump on this now widely available alternative.

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