2018 Survey of Retirement Savers

American Workers Regret Not Saving Enough; Look to Their Workplace for Help

Our 6th annual survey findings of investors of all ages rely heavily on employers for retirement planning and saving. The biggest challenges workers face is the ability to save well enough and early enough as they juggle other financial obligations. Watch highlights from the survey, as well as our top retirement savings tips.

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American workers regret not saving enough and look to their workplace for help.

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Investors rely heavily on their employers for planning and saving for retirement.   

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Survey Methodology:

The survey was conducted by Mathew Greenwald & Associates on behalf of American Century Investments in May 2018. Survey included 1,501 full-time individuals between 25 and 65 saving through their employer’s retirement plan and/or an Individual Retirement Account (IRA). The data was weighted to reflect the makeup of key demographics (gender, income, and education) among all American private sector investors between the ages of 25 and 65 (according to estimates from the 2012 U.S. Consumer Population Survey).

This material has been prepared for educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide, and should not be relied upon for, investment, accounting, legal or tax advice.