The Way of the Dodo Bird…

September 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Sep2006, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p14
Academic Journal
This article reports on the surprising results of a Retirement Confidence Survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Of the one hundred largest companies in the United States, according to Watson Wyatt Worldwide survey, only thirty-seven are offering pension plans. In 2002, fifty of the top one hundred offered plans and in 1985, eighty-nine of the companies offered pensions. But sixty-one percent of people surveyed still expect to receive a pension when they retire.


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