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Baby Boomers Fear 2007 Financial Crisis Ruined Their Retirement Plans

September 19, 2017
By:
Ryan Lynch

For many Boomers, there is a false confidence in their ability to save for the future. The American College of Financial Services found that 20 percent of Americans making under $1 million were financially literate about their savings.

Women Report More Financial Stress About Retirement Savings Than Men

September 14, 2017
By:
Jamie Hopkins

A new report by MassMutual raises questions about the current effectiveness of retirement savings initiatives and programs in the United States, as the overwhelming majority of respondents, roughly 72 percent, agreed that they are not saving enough for retirement.

The Coming Retirement Savings And Income Crisis (Article 7 Of 10)

September 13, 2017

The American College for Financial Services conducted a 2017 survey in February-March 2017 of 1,244 Americans. The sample population had to be between ages 60-75, and must have had over $100,000 of assets excluding their principal residence.

Money Savvy? Take This Quiz And Find Out

September 6, 2017

How “money smart” are you? A new survey from the American College of Financial Services says you’re probably not as knowledgeable as you think. The survey conducted by the nonprofit accredited college found 74% of participating Americans failed a 38-question quiz about financing retirement.

What Women Don’t Know May Hurt Them In Retirement

August 25, 2017
By:
Michelle Bryan

Ladies, it’s time to get out of the car and ask for directions. Destination: Retirement. Two-thirds of women in or on the cusp of retirement are pretty sure they don’t know a lot about money planning for their twilight years, and 80 percent failed a basic quiz on managing their nest eggs.