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A Common Sense Approach: The Connecticut Work and Save Plan, an AARP Survey of CT Registered Voters Ages 35-64

The AARP Connecticut Work and Save Survey was conducted as a telephone survey among registered voters age 35-64 in Connecticut. The survey collected the opinions of Connecticut residents on retirement security, savings options, and a proposed state work and save legislation. The interviews were conducted in English by Precision Opinion from November 17th to November 25th, 2015. The sample utilized a voter list. The margin of sampling error for the sample of 1,000 for Connecticut is +/-3.2%. 

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Key findings include:

  • 3 in 5 voters support a state retirement savings plan.

  • Across political views, 8 in 10 voters agree that elected officials should support a retirement savings plan to help small business workers and help small businesses stay competitive.

  • Most wish they had saved more, and those without a workplace option would gladly take advantage if offered.

  • Over half of Connecticut registered voters have retirement savings.

The AARP Connecticut Work and Save Survey was conducted as a telephone survey among registered voters age 35-64 in Connecticut. The survey collected the opinions of Connecticut residents on retirement security, savings options, and a proposed state work and save legislation. The survey was approximately 10 minutes in length. The interviews were conducted in English by Precision Opinion from November 17th to November 25, 2015.  For more information contact Jennifer Sauer at JSauer@aarp.org.

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