Can Americans Afford to Retire? New Evidence on Retirement Saving Adequacy

TitleCan Americans Afford to Retire? New Evidence on Retirement Saving Adequacy
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1998
AuthorsMitchell, OS, Moore, J
JournalJournal of Risk and Insurance
Volume65
Issue3
Pagination371-400
KeywordsNet Worth and Assets, Retirement Planning and Satisfaction
Abstract

This paper looks at the recent research regarding retirement wealth accumulation and decumulation and assesses whether Americans are doing a reasonable job of preparing for retirement, and spending down while in the retirement phase.

Notes

RDA 1996-002; HRS 1992

URLhttp://www.nber.org/papers/w6178
Endnote Keywords

Economic Status--wealth/Retirement Wealth/Retirement Planning

Endnote ID

8122

Citation Key6612