Wall Street Journal
The recentlypublished its "Great American RetirementQuiz." Here are some of the moreinteresting factoids:
61—Average retirement age for anAmerican worker.
58%—Percentage of those aged 65+who consider themselves to be "completelyretired."
10%—Percentage of US workers whoare self-employed.
26%—Percentage of workers aged 55+who have more than $100,000 in theirretirement savings.
42%—Percentage of workers who havedetermined how much they will need inretirement savings.
23%—Percentage of those aged 65+who change residences in retirement.
69%—Percentage of those aged 65+who are overweight.
42%—Percentage of US adults whohave a will.
15%—Percentage of baby boomerswho expect to receive an inheritance.
$88,000—Average 401(k) balance for aperson aged 50 to 59.
17%—Percentage of workers whorebalance their 401(k) accounts at leastonce a year.
$950—Average monthly Social Securitybenefit for retirees.
66%—Percentage of those aged 65+who rely on Social Security to providehalf of their annual income.