Falling Short

CHART OF THE WEEK THUMBNAIL LARGE

The average worker is more than $700,000 short of his self-declared goal of $900,000 in retirement savings.

  • Hanging It Up Early?

    Health Problems: The No. 1 Reason for Early Retirement.

  • What's Keeping You Up at Night?

    Health care is the top financial worry that workers 45 and older have about retirement.

  • Where's the Income Going to Come From?

    Even after taking Social Security and pension benefits into account, the oldest generation of workers believe they have a 25% income gap to cover in retirement. Meanwhile, younger workers, expect a whopping 62% gap.

  • Long-term Savings for Long-term Care

    More than half of U.S. investors say their biggest financial worry in retirement is paying for long-term care.

  • Give ‘em a (Tax) Break

    Four in 10 workers say they would learn more about saving and investing for retirement if they had better tax breaks and incentives.

  • Help! I Need Somebody…

    Nearly six in 10 workers wanted advice in saving and investing for retirement, but just 37% used a professional financial advisor.

  • Minding Those Gaps

    The youngest pre-retirees may be the best prepared to fill their estimated retirement income gap.

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