December 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Dec2006, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p10
Academic Journal
The article presents statistics and facts concerning personal and corporate finance. A study by Boston College's Center for Retirement Research indicates that self-directed defined-contribution plans and individual retirement accounts make up 77 percent of private-sector retirement funds, but lag in performance compared with the defined-benefit plan segment. The American Trucking Association is aggressively recruiting older couples to drive around the country. A "Wall Street Journal" poll indicates that Americans expect to rely on personal savings for retirement.


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