Retirement Plan Landscape Report: An In-Depth Look at the Trends and Forces Reshaping U.S. Retirement Plans

Millions of workers and retirees rely on the U.S. retirement system to save and invest for their futures. Similarly, the system relies on new employee contributions and strong returns to mask outflows and help keep participant fees down. In this report, we investigate the overall health of the U.S. retirement system and cast a light on its weaknesses. Because access to employer-sponsored retirement plans has become essential to Americans saving for their futures, working to correct the weaknesses in the U.S. retirement system has the potential to help millions of people achieve the retirement they want. In this webinar, we will discuss: • Major trends in the U.S. system in terms of coverage, assets, and the number of plans • Costs of retirement plans for workers and retirees • The types of investments these retirement plans hold • The status of defined-benefit and defined-contribution plans