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Health care eats up big chunk of retiree savings

When it comes to how much money we all need to retire comfortably, it gives us a headache. I just need to say that upfront before telling you about the latest news that is sure to scare you even more .

You probably already know that health care is likely to be among your largest expenses. But how much?

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