45 Percent of Households 'At Risk'…

August 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Aug2006, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p10
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a National Retirement Risk Index from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College in Boston, Massachusetts which suggests that 45% of working-age families will be unable to maintain their current lifestyles following retirement. The information was gathered from the Federal Reserve Board's Survey of Consumer Finances, and it is suggested that the estimation is a conservative figure. The method of the data collection is briefly described, and an Internet link to the report is provided.


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