New AARP Survey and Revised Retirement Calendar
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
New AARP Survey and Revised Retirement Calculator
Today, AARP released its Consumer Styles 2010 data that shows Americans continue to express positive feelings about automatic features in retirement savings plans. As there has been some uncertainty about whether employees view these features positively, AARP conducted a survey in the spring of 2010 to better understand Americans' attitudes towards them, including automatic enrollment and automatic escalation.
For more information and the results, visit http://www.retirementmadesimpler.org/.
AARP also announces its totally redesigned Retirement Calculator. Using feedback from focus groups, we have enhanced usability but also maintained accuracy in its results. New features include the ability to develop a retirement plan for a dual-income home, calculate and include Social Security benefits as a part of retirement income, easy to navigate tabs, easy to understand explanation of where an individual is currently at in their retirement planning and the ability to experiment with various retirement scenarios to create a plan that is right for each individual.
To try out the new AARP Retirement Calculator, visit www.aarp.org/retirementcalculator
If you would like to post an announcement about this redesigned tool, use this short link in any social media profile. http://aarp.us/b3FMA7