Top 5 Activities That People Dream of Doing in Retirement

4. Working

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Workers who dream of doing this in retirement: 30%

Some 13 million Americans age 65 or older are projected to be in the workforce by 2024, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

That’s not surprising: Among other advantages, continuing to work lets you set more money aside for retirement and delay dipping into your 401(k).

Some 30% in the Transamerica survey said they dream of continuing to work when they retire, in such endeavors as starting a business, trying out an “encore” career (entering a new line of work) or continuing to work in their chosen field.

Hot tips on cool jobs: See “9 Employers and Job Resources to Pursue as an Older Worker.”

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