Limiting the Leakage

8.8%: Drop in probability of low-income workers reaching 80% income replacement in retirement if they take money from their defined contribution plan early.

  • Women Worried About Running Out

    11%: Gap in how much more worried women are about running out of money in retirement than men.

  • Women Want Financial Advice

    67%: Women who believe financial advisors add value.

  • Mind the Gap

    45%: Difference in median income between retirees who claimed Social Security early and those who waited until age 66.

  • In the (Early) Penalty Box

    25%: Amount workers can see their monthly Social Security benefits reduced if they claim early in 2014.

  • Blue-collar Blues

    55%: How much more likely people in “blue-collar” jobs are to claim Social Security early than people in other types of work.

  • Closing In

    14%: Estimated income gap that the typical 55-year-old worker may face in retirement.

  • A Leg Up

    4 Percentage Points: Estimated increase in the last year in the amount of current income the median 55-year-old worker could replace in retirement.

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