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Taking action isn’t always easy

Did your mother ever say to you should do something because “It’s good for you.” I know I’ve said that on more than a few occasions to my three kids. Whether it was “Eat your vegetables,” “Get some exercise” or … Continue reading

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When roles reverse

Caring for aging parents is not a new topic, but it is becoming a much more consistent theme of our generation. Our family is now helping care financially for our two aging mothers and soon, folks like us will be… Continue reading

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Retirement attitudes vary significantly by age group

It’s not surprising that individuals in their 40s and 50s feel better prepared for retirement than those in their 20s and 30s. After all, they’ve had more time to save and think about retirement. But it doesn’t explain why one… Continue reading

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Younger Americans, 401(k)s, and retirement income

For Americans under 50, only about one-third will be able to rely on a pension to help fund their retirement, according to our Wells Fargo 2010 annual Retirement Fitness Study.1 This points to a significant generational shift away from employer-funded… Continue reading

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Paying for what we value

This is the fourth in a series of posts highlighting results from our Wells Fargo Retirement Study. Our 2010 Retirement Study was conducted to better understand the impact that the current economic environment has had on middle class Americans ranging… Continue reading

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Recession continues to impact retirement savings rates

As regular readers know, we’ve been highlighting results from our annual Wells Fargo Retirement Study for a couple weeks now. This is the third in a series of four posts—here are part one and part two. As I’ve mentioned, we… Continue reading

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Healthcare costs a growing concern for retirement savers

I recently blogged about the Wells Fargo 2010 Retirement Study, which we conducted to better understand the impact that the current economic environment has had on middle class Americans ranging in age from their mid-20s to their late 60s. It’s… Continue reading

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Majority of Americans Plan to Work in Retirement

In an effort to maintain a regular pulse on how Americans are faring as they prepare for retirement, Wells Fargo recently conducted a Retirement Study. We believe this information is vital to developing timely and effective solutions that can help… Continue reading

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