Some people have seen the Covid-19 pandemic as a financial blessing, while others saw it as a disaster.
These effects now appear in another place: the anticipated retirement dates.
According to a Northwestern Mutual survey, 35% of Americans have changed the age at which they plan to retire due to the pandemic.
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24% of those surveyed said that they expect to retire earlier than before the pandemic. Meanwhile, 11% of those surveyed said that they intend to retire earlier.
39% of respondents said that they intended to delay their retirement date by three to five more years. With 35% of respondents, however, the second closest was a timeframe that was longer than 10 years.
People who planned to move their retirement dates earlier also planned to do it by three to five more years.
According to Northwestern Mutual's survey, the average expected retirement age has changed.