Tag: retirement

The Crisis in Pensions and Retirement Plans

The Crisis in Pensions and Retirement Plans

February 19, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Here Accounting-Degree.org provides us a brief history of retirement in the U.S including state and local government pensions and social security. The infographic looks at countries with strongest pension programs (based on 2013 pensions, both public and private) with the U.S. ranking #11. Can we learn anything from Australia?

Self-Employed Retirement Savings Habits

Self-Employed Retirement Savings Habits

December 2, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

While the traditionally employed are being enrolled in company-sponsored 401(k)s with regular automatic contributions, nearly 70 percent of self-employed are often not saving for retirement on a regular basis – or at all – according to this survey of self-employed Americans.

The Generous Baby Boomer

The Generous Baby Boomer

November 14, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

One group that has come under serious financial hardship is Baby Boomers. In 2010, 35% of those over 65 in the United States relied almost entirely on Social Security funds alone. With nearly 10,000 Baby Boomers entering retirement every day as of January 1st, 2011, “Where is Baby Boomers’ money going?”

Retirement Planning Unraveled

Retirement Planning Unraveled

April 16, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Retirement planning is more intimidating than any other personal finance topic. Luckily, funding a secure and enjoyable retirement need not be mysterious. This infographic from Lemon shows you exactly what to do.

When I’m 64

When I’m 64

March 27, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Baby boomers are far from babies now, which means as they age, they’re setting their sights on retirement. It might not be the easiest for many, though, as one-in-three Americans reports they don’t have savings for retirement past Social Security. So, what’s the plan for this enormous population? How can they get the most out of their money? For answers to these questions and more, CouponCabin.com has created the following infographic.

Stormy Weather: Are Americans Prepared for a Rainy Day?

Stormy Weather: Are Americans Prepared for a Rainy Day?

January 26, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The start of a new year is the quintessential time to roll out a fresh financial plan. One of the more overlooked necessities of financial planning is the rainy day fund. Experts recommend you have at least six months of easily-accessible savings set aside in the case of an emergency. In this infographic published by Mint.com, learn how Americans are doing in this department, as well as how to go about setting money aside for this important fund.

Planning For Retirement (When I’m 64)

Planning For Retirement (When I’m 64)

December 16, 2011 | By

Baby boomers, who account for nearly 1/4 of Americans, are getting close to retirement age. The U.S. population age 45 and older is growing 18 times faster than the younger generation. This Infographic shows some of the best retirement options in today’s economy for those on the brink of clocking out of the workforce.