Data & Research

Myths and Realities About Spending in Retirement

Some people are running out of money in retirement, but many are refusing to spend and are living below their means. Are they doing so out of fear, or do they just not need as much?

CRR Makes Recommendations for Improving Retirement System

In a letter to the Department of Labor, researchers for the Center of Retirement Research at Boston College make policy recommendations to address defined contribution plan portability and access, among other things.

Fed Report Suggests More Investing and Financial Education Needed

Three-fifths of non-retirees with self-directed retirement savings accounts have little or no comfort managing their investments, and only one-fifth of adults answered five financial literacy questions correctly, according to the Federal Reserve.