By Cindy Perman, CNBC.com Staff Writer
NEW YORK ( CNBC) -- The improving economy has given older workers cause for optimism: Fewer say they plan to put off retirement. Of course, that doesn't mean the hills are alive with the sound of tee-offs and long walks on the beach -- a large number are still delaying retirement amid worries about everything from their finances to health insurance. But it's a glimmer of improvement: Sixty-five percent of workers 60 or older said they plan to put off retirement because they can't afford it, down from 72 percent who said that last year, according to a survey by CareerBuilder.com.
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