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USA TODAY to Report Special Series "Turning 62: The Retirement Boom Begins"

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The oldest members of the largest generation in U.S. history began turning 62 on Jan. 1, becoming the first of the 79 million baby boomers to be eligible to retire with government benefits. This week, USA TODAY examines the consequences as 2.8 million 62-year-olds ponder retirement, in a series called "Turning 62: The Retirement Boom Begins."

USA TODAY's coverage will be reported in the newspaper and online at from Monday, Jan. 14 through Friday, Jan. 18.
Among the issues the series will include:

-- Whether boomers could be making a costly mistake in filing early for

Social Security benefits and when the right time is to apply for


-- The challenge for 62-year-olds to find health insurance before they

become eligible for Medicare at age 65

-- How older boomers may be better off financially than their younger

counterparts when it comes to pensions, health insurance and other


-- How to manage and invest lump-sum retirement payments

-- The future of federal spending and boomer benefits

-- How retirement should affect investment style and when it makes sense

to get a reverse mortgage

Special features and content available on will include:

-- Interactive Social Security chart detailing how much a retiree stands

to gain or lose by taking Social Security benefits early at age 62 in

comparison to other ages

-- Audio advice from financial planners and retirement policy experts

and audio interviews with early baby boomer retirees

-- Online readers will be invited to submit questions that will be

answered by financial planning experts

ABC News will air a story in conjunction with the USA Today series Jan. 13 on World News Sunday.

USA TODAY and ABC News have collaborated on a number of successful joint reporting projects, most recently on the latest installment of the Emmy Award- winning series "Iraq: Where Things Stand." In June of 2007 an unprecedented content-sharing partnership was announced, providing expanded coverage of the 2008 election on and Other joint reporting projects have included "The 7 Wonders of the World," "Living Longer, Living Better," "Prescription for Change: Fixing American Healthcare" and "Role Reversal: Your Aging Parents and You."

USA TODAY is the nation's top-selling newspaper. It is published via satellite at 34 locations in the USA and at four sites abroad. With a total average daily circulation of 2.3 million, USA TODAY is available worldwide. USA TODAY is published by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI). The USA TODAY brand also includes:, an award-winning news and information Web site that is updated 24 hours per day; USA TODAY Sports Weekly, a magazine for enthusiasts of college and professional football and baseball; USA TODAY Mobile, offering up-to-the minute news and information on a variety of mobile platforms and devices; and USA TODAY LIVE, the television arm of the USA TODAY brand that brings the spirit and quality of the newspaper to television.

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