Retirement

Explore BlackRock’s latest retirement research and trends on saving, investing and spending.

  • To spend or not to spend?
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    To spend or not to spend?

    Mar 3, 2021 | By BlackRock
    Why some retirees are spending down their assets while others are not.
  • Will my income last a lifetime?
    Retirement

    Will my income last a lifetime?

    Aug 6, 2020 | By BlackRock
    Decumulation, or spending down one’s retirement assets, is far from a straightforward exercise. We explore some of the risks and introduce potential solutions for retirees.
  • Creating the new retirement
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    Creating the new retirement

    May 1, 2020 | By BlackRock
    Defined contribution plans need to evolve faster. We believe new solutions will be found in the competition of ideas in the retirement industry market place.
  • Driving well-being through retirement preparedness
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    Driving well-being through retirement preparedness

    Apr 22, 2020 | By BlackRock
    The 2019 Defined Contribution Pulse Survey explores how plan sponsors can help drive well-being through retirement preparedness. Find out more here.
  • How target date funds manage volatility
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    How target date funds manage volatility

    Apr 9, 2020 | By BlackRock
    In this brief video working from home, one of our experts offers insight into how target date funds can help manage the rocky markets. Learn more here.
  • What the SECURE Act means for your retirement
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    What the SECURE Act means for your retirement

    Mar 27, 2020 | By BlackRock
    Key implications of the passage of SECURE on your retirement security – with a particular focus on workplace retirement plans.
  • Are retirees spending their savings effectively?
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    Are retirees spending their savings effectively?

    Dec 11, 2019 | By BlackRock
    Retiring participants may need more help transitioning into a decumulation mindset. Find out why.
  • How to avoid “dollar cost ravaging” in retirement
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    How to avoid “dollar cost ravaging” in retirement

    Dec 11, 2019 | By Patrick Nolan, CFA
    Patrick Nolan sits down with Mark Peterson, Director of Investment Strategy and Education, to talk about what investors can do to help their nest egg deliver for the long run.
  • Income reimagined: expanding DC from saving to spending
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    Income reimagined: expanding DC from saving to spending

    Oct 14, 2019 | By BlackRock
    Retirement income solutions need to be part of a culture shift that overcomes participant bias in order to succeed. Here's how.
  • 403(b) and 401(k) plans: Same goals, different paths
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    403(b) and 401(k) plans: Same goals, different paths

    Aug 12, 2019 | By BlackRock
    New BlackRock research finds 403(b) and 401(k) plan sponsors and participants continue to diverge in surprising ways. Find out more right here.
  • Retirement

    Making the most of your next dollar

    Jun 26, 2019 | By BlackRock
    Save for the future or pay off debt? Deciding how to effectively use your extra income isn’t as simple as you think.
  • What women really think about retirement
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    What women really think about retirement

    May 8, 2019 | By Anne Ackerley
    Women want more teach, less tell when it comes to retirement planning. Anne explains.