National Save for Retirement Week Oct. 21-27
Nationwide Financial talks to consumers about actions they can take now to realize their retirement dreams
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Oct. 16, 2007
Chad Green (614) 677-1679
Erica Lewis (614) 249-0184
Columbus, Ohio— When was the last time you thought about your retirement? And, we’re not talking about where you plan to travel; we’re talking about the green you’re going to need to pay for your retirement dreams. If you’re like the 50 percent of people who are worried about not having enough money when they retire1, National Save for Retirement Week Oct. 21-27 is a great time to start planning for your financial future.
“Nationwide is committed to helping people prepare for and live in retirement,” said Matt Riebel, president of Nationwide Retirement Solutions. “We encourage Americans to use National Save for Retirement Week as an opportunity to discuss their retirement savings strategies and then take action now to save the money they need for retirement later.”
National Save for Retirement Week is an initiative led by the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA) to raise awareness about the importance of saving for retirement and to encourage America’s workers to be proactive when it comes to their retirement savings.
Here are some activities consumers can use during National Save for Retirement Week to help the retirement dreams they have today become realities in the future.
- How well funded are your retirement dreams? – According to the National Retirement Risk Index, 44 percent of Americans are in danger of being unable to maintain their pre-retirement standard of living during retirement.2 Do you want to find out if you are a part of that alarming statistic? Nationwide’s RetirAbility CheckSM, available at www.nationwide.com/rscore, is a free and interactive online resource that can provide you with a personal retirement readiness score as well as tips on how to become better prepared for retirement.
- Is it your dream or our dream? – Whether you envision traveling, playing more golf or spending quality time with the grandkids, you need to consider who’ll share that retirement dream with you as part of the financial planning equation. Retirement often affects more
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