More people 55 and up are staying in the labor force, and participation rates for older workers...

|By:, SA News Editor

More people 55 and up are staying in the labor force, and participation rates for older workers are the only ones rising in recent years. But while the CBO provides a laundry list of reasons - improved health, fewer jobs requiring physical strength, etc. - it ignores the most important: They can't afford to retire. For Barry Ritholtz, it's proof of the "tremendous disconnect" between Main Street and D.C.