Up to 64% of American Households at Risk of Failing to Maintain their Standard of Living in Retirement

The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College released a brief and an update of their National Retirement Risk Index (NRRI).  A link to the brief summary can be found here.

The NRRI shows the percentage of American Households that are at risk of failing to maintain their standard of living in retirement.  The index shows that 44% of American households are at risk.  This figure increases to 61% when healthcare costs are included, and to 64% when the...

What are some rules of thumb for fixed income ppl choosing between bonds and annuities with their lump sum retirement payouts?

This is a great question but it is difficult to answer briefly. 

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