Nearly two thirds, or 64%, of retirees strongly agree that their financial situation allows “having a ‘choice’ not to work anymore” – by contrast, just 37% of workers strongly expect that their finances will allow such a choice, according to the results of a survey on retirement released by BlackRock.

BlackRock commissioned nationwide polls of 1,035 retirees and 1,002 workers participating in workplace retirement savings plans during March.

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