What If This Turns Out to Be a Terrible Time to Retire?
Wade D. Pfau
Assets in IRAs surpassed $9 trillion at the end of 2017, and defined-contribution assets were closing in on $7.7 trillion, according to the latest data from the Investment Company Institute.
No doubt owing to their enlarged balances, workers are also growing more confident in their ability to retire: 2 in 3 workers surveyed in the Employee Benefits Research Institute annual survey said that they're somewhat or very confident in their ability to retire.
Benz, Christine, "What If This Turns Out to Be a Terrible Time to Retire?" (2018). In the News. 2795.