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Title

3 ways your home could help you in retirement

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-6-2017

Abstract

If you're nearing retirement age and feeling as though your savings may not be quite as hefty as you had hoped, you aren't alone: Many Americans don't have enough money saved to retire comfortably by age 65.

Most older Americans have more than 50 percent of their wealth in home equity -- an asset many financial planners don't take into account when calculating for retirement.