How long will you live? To you, of course, the answer matters. But it matters, too, to insurers and to pension funds, to nursing homes and hospitals and to every provider of goods and services that you may want or need as you grow older.
Longevity affects so many different industries that SmartMoney, in a current article, says it lays behind "the $27 trillion question."
Notions about life expectancy and aging have been changing rapidly.
SmartMoney cites the case of a 78-year-old woman...Full Story