A surprising number of Americans are ill-prepared for retirement, having little to no savings after many years of working. Many working Americans have less than $1,000 saved and have no retirement plan. (See Can You Retire on $1,000?).
Just how widespread is the lack of retirement preparedness? This info graphic from All Finance Tax shows statistics on some of the retirement related risks facing workers, such as only 9% of workers have a retirement plan. It also highlights retirement related statics from several countries and includes steps workers can take to better prepare for retirement.
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