Americans Defy Warnings, Still Retiring Early
From congressional hearings to research studies, one would think Americans would be getting the message that most need to work longer before retiring.
Census Data Understates Retirement Income of Wealthy
A Center for Retirement Research analysis shows significant understatements in retirement income reported in the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey.
Easing the Looming Retirement Crisis: “Falling Short” Co-Author Offers His Insights
Life longevity is adding to an already major income gap between what most retires will need and what they are able to save.
Olivia Mitchell, Kent Smetters, Others Reveal Holes in Retirement Advice
Surveys show millions of people want to discuss retirement with a professional advisor. But a forthcoming book edited by Olivia Mitchell and Kent Smetters points to barriers to advice in the retirement marketplace.
Retirement Risk Index: Up as Investors Disengage
For financial advisors, there is an opportunity to reengage households by demonstrating an understanding of the frustration being felt, consistently offering relevant solutions and appropriately rebuilding balance sheets.
The solution to the retirement income challenge
Not exactly ground breaking news, but the message is still important. The solution to the retirement income challenge? Work longer. So says Alicia H. Munnell...
Almost 45 percent of households in retirement risk
More depressing news from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. Almost 45 percent of working-age households are at risk of being unable to...