6 Scary Reasons to Do Retirement Planning Now – The Motley Fool 07-15-13

Salient to Investors:

Franklin Templeton’s 2013 Retirement Income Strategies and Expectations Survey found:

  • 20% plan on never retiring.
  • 33% retired due to circumstances beyond their control.
  • 46% who have not yet started saving for retirement expect running out of money to be their top concern during retirement.
  • 31% of ages 45 to 54 have yet to start saving for retirement.
  • 56% of people within 6 to 10 years of retirement have $100,000 or less saved for retirement.
  • 62% of people have $50,000 or less saved for retirement.

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