Preparing Americans for Retirement: The Roadblock to Increased Savings: Congressional Hearing (Google eBook)

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Charles E. Grassley
DIANE Publishing, Dec 1, 1999 - 125 pages
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Hearing about the problem that many Americans will have a shortfall in their retirement incomes. Witnesses: Dennis Stone, owner, Western Mfg. Corp.; Dallas Salisbury, Employer Benefit Research Inst.; Sharon Robinson, dean, Center for Retirement Educ., Variable Annuity Life Insurance Co.; Olena Berg, Pension and Welfare Benefits Admin., U.S. Dept. of Labor. Also, testimony submitted by the Nat. Council of La Raza and by Amer. Savings Ed. Council; statement of Denise Voight Crawford, pres., North Amer. Securities Admin. Assoc.; and the 1998 Small Employer Retirement Survey.
  

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Page 30 - Conclusions or recommendations in The Institute's publications are solely those of the author, and should not be attributed to the Board of Directors, Council of Trustees, or contributors to The Institute.
Page 86 - Chinese proverb to the effect that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Page 87 - Other (reverse annuity mortgage payments, earnings on assets, etc.) — $ This is how much you need to make up for each retirement year: =$ Now you want a Ballpark E$timate of how much money you'll need in the bank the day you retire. For the record, we assume you'll realize a constant real rate of return of 3% after inflation and you'll begin to receive income from Social Security at age 65. 3. To determine the amount you'll need to save, multiply the amount you need to make up by the following...
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Page 88 - For the record, they figure you'll realize a constant real rate of return of 3% after inflation, you'll live to age 87, and you'll begin to receive income from Social Security at age 65. 3. To determine the amount you'll need to save, multiply the amount you need to make up by the factor below.
Page 88 - Total additional savings needed at retirement: =$ Don't panic. We devised another formula to show you how much to save each year in order to reach your goal amount. This factors in compounding. That's where your money not only earns interest, your interest starts earning interest as well, creating a snowball effect. 6. To determine the ANNUAL amount you'll need to save, multiply the TOTAL amount by the factor below. If you want to retire in: 10 years Your factor is: .085...

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