By Renee Morad
This week is “National Save for Retirement Week,” an educational campaign to raise public awareness about the importance of long-term retirement planning.
The program, created by bipartisan Congressional action, encourages Americans to utilize retirement savings and investment plan strategies. The week also encourages individuals to reflect on their current financial situations and their potential for a secure retirement in the future.
Below, some surprising statistics and insights on where Americans stand today, as well as their expectations, fears, and hopes about retiring:
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