18 Years’ Worth of Days The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose? Share | Related Content The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular? How Retirement Spending Changes With Time It can be difficult for clients to imagine how much they’ll spend in retirement. This short, insightful article is useful for jumpstarting a conversation about retirement spending, spending habits, and potential medical costs. An Inside Look at Retirement Living A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.