Retirement Rules of Thumb

With the aftermath of the Great Recession still wreaking havoc on many American’s financial position, many consumers and professionals are questioning just how much they need to save for retirement. This brief reviews a few common rules of thumb and suggests how consumers might take – or leave – the advice.

March 14, 2011


mp3 File*
Retirement Rules of Thumb, Lunchtime Learning

Issue Brief
Retirement Rules of Thumb

Additional Resource

Boomers Find 401(k) Plans Come Up Short – WSJ
(more evidence of how rules of thumb are used)