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Today's Quick STATS

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The following is according to a survey by GOBankingRates:

·       42% of Americans expect to retire broke (defined as having $10,000 or less saved)

·       Of that 42%, 14% ave absolutely nothing saved


The top 2 reasons given for having $10,000 or less saved:

1.  I don't make enough money

2.  I'm struggling to pay bills

On a brighter note (if only slightly):

·       7% have $10,000 to $49,000 saved

·       13% have $50,000 to $99,999 saved

·       12% have $100,000 to $199,999 saved

·       10% have $200,000 to $299,999 saved

·       16% have $300,000 or more saved


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Sources: Urban Institute analysis of Census Bureau data (income); Employee Benefit Research Institute (pct. with debt); NY Fed Consumer Credit Panel / Equifax (loans); Center for Retirement Research (at risk)

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