How’s this for putting a dent in your retirement savings plan? A 65-year-old couple retiring today will need an estimated $ 275,000 in today’s dollars to cover anticipated health care expenses, according to Fidelity.

And if that wasn’t shocking enough, consider this:

• The 2017 estimate is 6% greater than last year’s figure of $ 260,000 (general inflation in 2016 was just 2% and health care inflation was 3.7% ). That means next… – All MarketWatch News – Personal Finance