Two weeks ago, the Society of Actuaries (SOA), a professional association of 24,000 actuaries, updated the mortality tables it released last fall.

The latest tables show an "ever so slightly lower" rate of improved mortality than what was calculated in 2014, according to Dale Hall, managing director of research at SOA.

The longevity projections the SOA released in 2014—the tables were last updated in 2000—showed the average 65-year old male would live to be 86.6, and the average 65-year old woman could expect to live to be 88.8.

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