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Perspectives on Retirement - Retirement Preparedness Survey Findings

Saving for retirement is getting progressively harder for each generation. More than half of pre-retirees expect to have a more difficult time saving for retirement than their parents or grandparents did.

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    2016 Retirement Preparedness Survey Findings

    This 2016 Retirement Preparedness research provides an understanding of how individuals are saving, the obstacles they're facing, and overall sentiment toward reaching their retirement goals.

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    Investing is Out of the Comfort Zone for Many Americans

    This article reveals that many Americans are overwhelmed and have limited understanding about their investments. This may lead to disconnects between their perceptions about their investing savvy and their actual behaviors, which can negatively impact the performance of their investment portfolios.


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    Planning Your Retirement? Expect the Unexpected

    Half of retirees surveyed in Prudential’s research study retired earlier than they had planned, and most did so in response to factors outside of their control. This can strain individuals’ financial resources and significantly impact the level of retirement income generated from retirement savings.