1 Based on 40 year average annual inflation rate from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
2 Additional statistics—from the Social Security Actuarial Life Table 2016: Assuming average health and average family longevity for both husband and wife, there is a 55% chance either will live to age 89, a 43% chance either will live to age 91, a 37% chance either will live to age 92, and a 25% chance either will live to age 94. However, for a single female age 65 today, there is a 30% chance she will live to age 91, and a 14% probability she will live to age 95.
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