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Fact of the Week: 13 August 2012


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About Half of Workers Are Confident That They Will Be Able to Retire Comfortably

"More than half of workers (51 percent) are confident in their ability to fully retire with a comfortable lifestyle including 9 percent who are 'very confident.'...In 2007, prior to the Great Recession, 59 percent of workers were confident including 13 percent who were 'very confident,'" according to a 2012 report on the Transamerica Retirement Survey.

Collinson, C. (2012). Redefining retirement: The new 'retirement readiness'. The 13th annual Transamerica Retirement Survey. San Francisco, CA: Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies. Retrieved from www.ta-retirement.com.

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