The astonishing reasons many aren’t ready to retire

Many Americans have let saving for retirement drop on the priority list — and the reasons they use to justify their lack of preparation for the future are not that crazy.

For the second year in a row, GOBankingRates found out that roughly one-third of Americans haven't started building a nest egg. Unfortunately, the harsh reality is that you won't be able to retire with confidence about your future income unless you start planning today.

Click through and find out why half of Americans retire broke.

This article originally appeared on GOBankingRates.com: The Astonishing Reasons Many Aren’t Ready to Retire