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Nov 14, 2019, 03:01 ET Nineteen Facts That Illuminate Women's Retirement Risks

Only 12 percent of women workers are "very" confident that they will be able to fully retire with a comfortable lifestyle, according to 19 Facts...


Oct 02, 2019, 03:01 ET Employers Play a Critical Role in Improving Workers' Retirement Security

Only 17 percent of employers are very confident that their employees will be able to achieve a financially secure retirement, an alarming statistic...


Jul 24, 2019, 03:01 ET The Self-Employed Are Defying Retirement While Overlooking Essential Preparations

Only 26 percent of the self-employed are "very much" looking forward to retirement according to findings from Self-Employed: Defying and Redefining...


May 20, 2019, 03:01 ET Empowerment Is the Cornerstone of the New Social Contract for Retirement

The most frequently cited retirement concerns are declining physical health (50 percent global, 44 percent U.S.) and running out of money (40 percent ...


Apr 03, 2019, 03:01 ET What Is "Retirement"? Today's Workers Say That It Is Freedom

In this era in which people have the potential to live longer than in any other time in history, a time when workers are grappling with how to...


Mar 06, 2019, 03:01 ET Rocky Retirement Prospects of Workers in Physically Demanding Jobs

Few workers in physically demanding jobs or "physical workers" feel they are on track to meet their estimated retirement income needs (31 percent U.S....


Jan 30, 2019, 03:01 ET Six in Ten American Workers Aren't Aware of a Valuable Tax Credit Available to Retirement Savers

Most American workers are unaware of an important tax credit that may help them save for retirement. The Saver's Credit, also referred to as the...


Dec 18, 2018, 03:01 ET A Precarious Existence: How Retirees Are Financially Faring in Retirement

Fewer than half of retirees (46 percent) agree that they have built a large enough retirement nest egg, with only 16 percent "strongly" agreeing and...


Sep 25, 2018, 03:01 ET Retirement Security Has Improved Since Pre-Recession Levels But More Can and Should Be Done

American workers are more secure in their retirement preparations now than before the Great Recession, but much more can and should be done,...


Aug 21, 2018, 03:01 ET Striking Similarities and Disconcerting Disconnects: Employers, Workers, and Retirement Security

Only 16 percent of employers are "very confident" that their employees will be able to achieve a financially secure retirement, according to a study...


Jun 27, 2018, 03:01 ET Concerns About Future of Social Security Amplify Workers' Retirement Insecurity

Today, nonprofit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies® ("TCRS") released A Compendium of Findings About American Workers ("Compendium"), a...


Mar 05, 2018, 03:01 ET Here and Now: How Women Can Take Control of Their Retirement

Just 12 percent of women in the workforce are "very confident" that they will be able to someday fully retire with a lifestyle they consider...


Feb 09, 2018, 03:01 ET Almost Two in Three American Workers Don't Know About the Tax Credit for Retirement Savers

American workers may be unknowingly overlooking a tax credit this year. The Saver's Credit, also referred to as the Retirement Savings Contributions...


Jan 25, 2018, 03:01 ET LGBT Workers in the U.S. Lead Global LGBT Community in Retirement Readiness

A new study released today finds that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) workers in the U.S. are outperforming LGBT workers in eight...


Dec 13, 2017, 02:01 ET Wishful Thinking or Within Reach? How Workers Are Preparing for "Retirement"

One in seven workers (14 percent) plans to live to age 100 or older, according to survey findings highlighted in Wishful Thinking or Within Reach:...


Aug 04, 2017, 03:01 ET Missed Opportunities: Four Ways Employers Can Promote Retirement Security

Sixty-nine percent of employers believe that most of their employees could work to age 65 and still not save enough to meet their retirement needs, a ...


Jun 06, 2017, 03:01 ET Inertia and Inaction Threaten to Sabotage Retirement Success

Workers around the world share aspirations for an active retirement but relatively few are taking adequate steps in terms of safeguarding their...


Mar 01, 2017, 14:57 ET Seventeen Startling Facts That Sum Up Women's Retirement Risks

Today, nonprofit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies® (TCRS) has released a new research report, Seventeen Facts About Women's Retirement...


Feb 09, 2017, 02:01 ET The Saver's Credit: Only One in Three American Workers Are Aware of This Tax Benefit

American workers may be missing out on a valuable tax credit this year. The Saver's Credit, also referred to as the Retirement Savings Contributions...


Jan 31, 2017, 02:01 ET The Self-Employed: An Empowered Vision of Retirement That Requires Rigorous Planning

Today, nonprofit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies® (TCRS) released new survey findings, in collaboration with Aegon Center for Longevity...


Dec 14, 2016, 03:01 ET Social Security Is Workers' Top Retirement-Related Priority for the Next President and Congress

Today, nonprofit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies® (TCRS) released A Compendium of Findings About American Workers (Compendium), a...


Aug 23, 2016, 03:01 ET Retirement Insecurity: A Multi-Generational View

Today, nonprofit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies® ("TCRS") released new research evaluating the retirement outlook of American workers by...


Jun 15, 2016, 03:01 ET The Current State of 401(k)s: Closing the Gap Between Employers' Offerings and Workers' Needs

Today, nonprofit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies® ("TCRS") released a new report which offers an overview of retirement plan sponsorship,...


May 26, 2016, 07:52 ET The World's Retirement Wake-Up Call: Too Little Progress Is Being Made to Financially Prepare Workers

A new report released today from Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies® (a division of the Transamerica Institute®, a nonprofit, private...


Apr 28, 2016, 03:01 ET Ten Important Facts About the Well-Being of American Retirees

Today, nonprofit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies® (TCRS) released The Current State of Retirement: A Compendium of Findings About American ...