The generation that said don’t trust anyone over 30 is about to retire—in record numbers.Nearly 76 million baby boomers are projected to retire over the next 20 years. And with over 8,000 people turning 65 every day,1 are they, or you, ready for what’s to come?
In the fall of 2010, the firm Padilla Spear Beardsley conducted an independent survey of over 400 benefits directors across the U.S., asking their thoughts about the coming retirement boom. The survey revealed a troubling gap between what HR directors saw as needed, and available, support for their retiring employees. In fact, 80 percent of those surveyed believe their organization isn’t doing enough to prepare their employees for the transition to retirement.
For the full story, download our free white paper: Falling in the Home Stretch: Are U.S. Workers Capable of Making Sound Decisions About Their Last Major Financial Undertaking? 1. Department of Health and Human Services and the State Department.