Gallup survey: In U.S., 53% worry about having enough money in retirement

Those closest to retirement worry less about having enough than workers in 30-49 age group. Most project retirement age at 66.

A Gallup survey conducted this month and released on April 25, 2011 shows that 53% of nonretired Americans do not believe they will have enough money for a comfortable retirement. When asked this question in 2002, respondents were twice as likely to say they’d have enough as to say they wouldn’t. Americans in the 18-29 age group are the most optimistic about their retirement prospects: 57% believe they will have enough to live in comfort.

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Bottom line: An April 7-11 Gallup survey released on April 25, 2011 shows that 53% of nonretired Americans do not believe they will have enough money for a comfortable retirement.

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