“retirement” Charts

Money available for retirement: Save Young! »

I created this chart to show the net gain (free money!) of someone who saves $3000 in a retirement account…

Esther Rochon
by: Esther Rochon
views: 417
Score: 7

Student Loan vs. Credit Card Debt in US »

Student loan debt increased 13.9% in the United States from 2013 to 2014. It now outweighs total US credit card…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 282
Score: 3

The Shocking Reality Of American Retirement Savings »

In today's age, retiring can certainly be a scary and challenging venture, and according to a poll by the Federal…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 1395
Score: 2

Keeping Wealth for the Few Doesn't Work: US Savings Struggle »

Huge swathes of the richest nation in the history of humanity live with little to no wealth to their name.…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 252
Score: 1

Retirement May Be Further Than You Think »

A recent poll by Gallup found that the average retirement age of Americans is rising. The current average age of…

Maria Donnelly
by: Maria Donnelly
views: 52
Score: 1

The Future Of Social Security: What Will The Benefits Be? »

A recent Pew poll revealed that Americans harbor a significant level of skepticism toward the future of Social Security. The…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 76

A Troubling Trend In Social Security Expectations »

Since 2001, a growing percentage of working Americans are expecting to rely on Social Security as a major source of…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 203

What Percent of Retired NFL Players go Broke in Three Years? »

If the median NFL salary is $750,000 and the average career is less than four years, why do NFL players…

Kamil Skwarek
by: Kamil Skwarek
views: 1242

The Severance Packages That Most People Can Only Dream About »

The ever-controversial "Golden Parachute" retirement packages are awarded to company executives in an attempt to regulate the market for corporate…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 77

Age Investors Started Saving for Retirement »

Most investors reported that they started saving funds for retirement early in their lives. About one in four started saving…

Lauren G.
by: Lauren G.
views: 116

When Do Americans Start Saving for Retirement? »

About half of all American investors began to save for retirement by the age of 29. By the end of…

by: SavvyRoo
views: 67

American's Average Expected Age of Retirement (2014) »

While the average age of American retirees is 63 years-old, more than a third of 18-29 year-olds expect to retire…

by: kendramayer2017
views: 76

Average Age of Retirment 2010-2014 »

The average age of retirement has jumped by 2 years since 2010. Workers are now working more years to support…

by: wahid.lodin
views: 72

(Almost) Everybody Has Them: What Are America's Money Woes? »

Nearly 7 in 10 American adults worry that they will not have enough money for retirement. Almost just as many…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 127

Crisis? Retirement savings not so dismal »

It is almost taken for granted that Americans are dramatically undersaving for retirement – a crisis, it’s called. Yet the…

by: AEI
views: 142

Americans Working Longer, Still Unsure of Retirement »

In recent years, average American workers' expectations for retirement have changed drastically, with far fewer anticipating enjoying a financially secure…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 59

Women, Unions and Retirement »

The union advantage for women is largest when looking at employer-provided retirement plans. Women in or represented by unions are…

by: CEPR
views: 69

Do retirement benefits contribute to company loyalty? »

According to research by MetLife in the U.S., conducted by the Boston College Center for Work & Family, employees who…

views: 119

Dim Retirement Prospects for Americans, Except Most Affluent »

Before the 1980s, working Americans did not concern themselves with retirement savings: traditional pensions with guaranteed monthly retirement payments were…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 101

Remember When People Had Pensions? »

America's corporate chiefs deserve all their hefty rewards, we're told, because they take hefty risks. And what exactly are these…

Do Americans really want to live longer? »

The majority of U.S. adults (56%) say that if medical treatments that slow the aging process (allowing the average person…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 118

How long do you want to live? »

When Americans were asked how long they would like to live, 69% stated an ideal age that was between 79…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 159

Longer Vacations For Those Who Keep Their Jobs »

The longer you work for the same employer, the more vacation days you get. After 20 years of service with…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 86

Boys More Likely Than Girls to Have Speech Problems »

Among American children and teens, males are more likely than females to stutter, stammer, or have other speech problems. From…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 96

Teachers Likely to Have Voice Problems »

Among those surveyed, teachers were significantly more likely than non-teachers to report having a voice problem during their lifetimes. This…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 65

Older Women Are More Cautious Drivers Than Men »

When surveyed, American women over age 65 were more likely to avoid driving in certain conditions than men of the…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 120

Veterans by Period of Service »

As of May 2013, 46% of U.S. veterans served during the World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era. Veterans from…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 90

Recent Veterans Have Highest Unemployment Rates »

In general, U.S. veterans have lower unemployment rates than nonveterans. However, Gulf War-era II veterans (served since September 2001) have…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 90

A Snapshot of Our Nation's Veterans »

In 2010, there were 21.8 million U.S. veterans, the majority of whom were white males. Veterans were more likely than…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 74

The Elderly Volunteer for More Hours »

After ages 25-34, Americans volunteer for more and more time as they get older. The median annual volunteer hours for…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 56