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A 65-year-old couple retiring this year can expect to spend an average of $315,000 in health care and medical expenses throughout retirement, according to the 21st annual Retiree Health Care Cost Estimate from Fidelity Investments.

“Even as many Americans look to turn the page on the events of the last two years, staying informed on potential future health-care costs should remain a top factor when planning for retirement,” said Hope Manion, senior vice president for Fidelity Workplace Consulting.



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