Latin Americans face a big Retirement Savings Gap

Retirement is a key priority for Latin American Investors, with 67% having started saving. Yet, looking at pre-retirees (55-64) who should be putting the finishing touches on their retirement savings, there is a disconnect with savings falling short of their expectations.

The Retirement Income Gap


Pre-retirees still have time to close the gap by doing things like:

  • Setting (and committing to) additional annual savings targets
  • Factoring in other sources of income in retirement like public and private pension plans
  • Working with a financial professional to invest purposefully
  • Potentially delaying retirement


No matter what your age, retirement should be on your mind. Why? Because it's expensive, particularly considering you may be spending 20+ years there. Plan for the reality that your retirement assets need to last longer and work harder than ever. Start by preparing yourself for each stage of retirement.

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