Retirement Replacement Ratios Getting Higher

December 2008
Journal of Financial Planning;Dec2008, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p12
Academic Journal
The article discusses retirement replacement ratios in the U.S. Aon Consulting and Georgia State University have been conducting surveys on retirement replacement ratios every three or four years and since 1988 they have found that workers are having to replace a higher amount of their retirement income in order to have a certain standard of living during their retirement.


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