Investing Specialists

What If This Turns Out to Be a Terrible Time to Retire?

Christine Benz

Assets in IRAs surpassed $9 trillion at the end of 2017, and defined-contribution assets were closing in on $7.7 trillion, according to the latest data from the Investment Company Institute. 

No doubt owing to their enlarged balances, workers are also growing more confident in their ability to retire: 2 in 3 workers surveyed in the Employee Benefits Research Institute annual survey said that they're somewhat or very confident in their ability to retire.