Posts Tagged ‘Retirement Planning’
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Americans Save 7.6%

A recent nationwide survey found that on average, adults direct 7.6% of their salary to their retirement savings, PenFed Credit Union reports.

The percentage increases among households with incomes over $100,000, college graduates, men, adults with a financial advisor and adults who have automatic savings.

Market research firm…

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Bummed Out about Retirement? There’s Hope.

Only 21 percent of future retirees say life in retirement will be better, and 28 percent of recent retirees say life is worse in retirement, according to a new survey from insurer Nationwide’s Retirement Institute.

Retirees who say life is worse in retirement cite income (78 percent) and cost…

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When Expectations Clash with Reality

Many Americans want – even expect – to live past 90, yet they don’t prepare for the reality of living to a ripe old age, finds a new survey.

The survey, sponsored by the Stanford Center on Longevity and Time, found that expectations are bound to clash with reality, for many…

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Two-Thirds of Americans Worry about Retirement

If you’re worried about having enough money to retire, you’re in very good company these days.

A new poll from Harris finds that more than two-thirds (68%) of Americans — who are either employed themselves (or have a spouse who is) — worry that they will not have enough…

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The Best Place to Retire Is…South Dakota?

While it may lack the year-round warmth of Florida or Arizona, the beautiful state of South Dakota has nonetheless been ranked as the best place to retire in the whole United States.

New research from shows that some popular retirement spots have been surpassed in terms of…

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Are You Saving Enough to Retire?

A recent survey from TIAA-CREF found that, while 37% of American plan to retire before age 65, 44% of them are saving less than 10% of their incomes. This includes employer contributions.

TIAA-CREF – which provides retirement services – said that few Americans have what the firm calls “lifetime income…

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