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A Retirement Wake-Up Call: Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey 2016

01st September 2015

2016 is the fifth successive year in which we have sought to capture a picture of how ready people are for retirement across the world through the annual Aegon Retirement Readiness Survey. In doing so, we hope to better understand how people view retirement, and to use this information to inspire them to better prepare for the future.

This year’s report underlines that there is still a long way to go before retirement readiness can be declared “mission accomplished.” In many ways, change over the last five years has not been as fast as hoped. Indeed, the fact that globally the Aegon Retirement Readiness Index has actually decreased slightly over the last 12 months underlines that there needs to be a much more concerted and sustained effort by all involved – from governments and employers to pension providers – to help ensure that people understand what they need to do in order to achieve financial security and meet their expectations for retirement. In short, the world needs a retirement wake-up call...

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