Needham, Mass. – The U.S. population expected to be 65 years old by the year 2025 has been mistakenly portrayed in the popular press as the unstoppable yet ever-growing population of zombies walking stiffly forward in a scene out of the 1968 movie classic “Night of the Living Dead.”

The humor in this notion flies in the face of this group’s reality. The more than 20% of the U.S. population expected to reach 65 in the next 15 years or so will be diverse and very much alive, and will need financial products that can guarantee an income stream during what many industry experts are deeming a long retirement.

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