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The Sufficiency of Retirement Savings: A Comparison of Two Cohorts of Retired Workers at the Time of Retirement
This paper compares the savings adequacy of two groups of retirees, one of people who retired in 1980-81, the other of people retiring 20 years after that. The results suggest that single people and those with low ...
Gender Issues and Social Security Reform: Assessing the Role of Social Security and Personal Savings in Well-Being During Retirement
The adequacy of retirement savings is central to the U.S. debate about the effects of Social Security reform and pension changes that would place greater responsibility on individuals for accumulation of retirement ...
Do Newly Retired Workers in the U.S. Have Sufficient Resources to Maintain Well-Being?
This paper explores whether older adults have the resources they need beyond Social Security to maintain economic well-being after they retire. The discussion examines motivations for accumulating wealth to save for ...