An Inside Look at Retirement Living The slideshow presentation that you would like to view is too large for your current screen resolution. Click here to view to view the slideshow at full resolution. Launch Presentation » Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content 18 Years’ Worth of Days The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose? Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process. Potential Income from an IRA Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.