Hurd and Rohwedder find singles less financially prepared for retirement than married couples

NIA Aging Centers News Reference

Michael Hurd and Susann Rohwedder have found that single people are at a significantly greater risk than their married counterparts of having saved too little for retirement. They report that while 20% of married couples won't save enough, 35% of single men and 49% of single women will enter retirement financially unprepared.

Researcher Profiles:
Michael D. Hurd (RAND)
Susann Rohwedder (RAND)

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Additional Media Coverage:

"Retirement-Planning Tips for Singles" - Wall Street Journal. 10/5/2014.

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