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Here's how today's retirees are surviving financially

GOBankingRates Logo By Joel Anderson of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 7: For most Americans, retirement can be an adjustment, particularly when it comes to finances. The primary source of income for many Americans is a 401k or other retirement savings account drawn down after a lifetime of saving. However, not everyone has been fortunate enough to save over the years. In a recent GOBankingRates survey of over 500 retirees, more than 38 percent responded that they don’t feel they have enough money to live comfortably in retirement, including almost half of all female respondents. With so many people lacking the necessary retirement funds, plenty turn to supplemental sources of income to make ends meet. Keep reading to see how retirees are staying afloat financially.

Here's how today's retirees are surviving financially

For most Americans, retirement can be an adjustment, particularly when it comes to finances. The primary source of income for many Americans is a 401k or other retirement savings account drawn down after a lifetime of saving. However, not everyone has been fortunate enough to save over the years.

In a recent GOBankingRates survey of over 500 retirees, more than 38 percent responded that they don’t feel they have enough money to live comfortably in retirement, including almost half of all female respondents. With so many people lacking the necessary retirement funds, plenty turn to supplemental sources of income to make ends meet.

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