Thinking Ahead for Retirement
37%: Investors who are not confident that they will achieve the annual income they need for retirement
With a world full of new retirement realities, it is little surprise that many of the investors polled in our last BlackRock Investor Watch™ survey are struggling with the challenges of retirement planning. About one in three expects to spend less than 15 years in retirement, despite the fact that a healthy couple aged 65 in the US today has a 50% chance that at least one of them will live to the age of 92.
Only 10% of investors "strongly agree" that they know how much to save to cover the lifespan of their full retirement. And 37% are not confident that they will achieve the annual income they need for the time they expect to be in retirement. However, long life should be a blessing, not a curse. Learn about the benefits of using your longevity.
Source: BlackRock Investor Watch™, Fall 2012
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