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Who Is Ready for Retirement, How Ready, and How Can We Know?

Recent literature on retirement income adequacy among boomers is examined in this AARP Public Policy Institute Issue Paper by Sophie Korczyk of Analytical Services, Inc. She identifies and examines three types of studies: replacement rates (calculated by dividing income in retirement by pretirement income), intergenerational comparisons, and forecasts of savings and wealth adequacy. The paper underscores the impact of marital status and education level on standard of living in retirement. It concludes that the news is generally good for boomers in terms of retirement income, but that most of the studies do not take into account the risks that retirees face, including risks related to investment, longevity, and health care costs and needs. … Back to Article

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