An article by AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin examines the particular problems retirees will face should they decide to downsize:
"In the process of downsizing or planning any move in retirement, we might discover that we have far, far more stuff -- our own stuff, our spouse’s stuff, our kids’ stuff -- than we realized. Over time, the home comes to double as an enormous storage locker."
And that's only one issue for downsizers.
Read the full story here.