Retirement Research

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TCRS' latest research looks at retirement perceptions, preparations and planning among all American workers, and refines the results by gender, household income, generation, education, company size and ethnicity.

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Retirees Survey

TCRS' first-ever survey of retirees. This report compares retirees and pre-retirees to provide a profile of retirees and to gauge their retirement preparedness and expectations compared to age 50+ worker.

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The Retirement Readiness Survey, conducted for six years in collaboration with the Aegon Center for Longevity and Retirement, presents findings from 15 countries to provide a picture of global retirement readiness.

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TCRS' 2015 retirement research includes reports on workers by age range, women and retirement, the annual survey of employers, and Catherine Collinson's testimony before the Senate Special Committee on Aging.

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TCRS' 15 annual study reports explored trends among employers as well as Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennial workers.

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Now in its 17th year, the annual survey of American workers and employers offers valuable insights into retirement issues. Click here to filter findings by year, topic, or type of publication.


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TCRS annually publishes research on women's retirement readiness, including comparisons of women and men from the 17th annual survey and a Fact Sheet about women's retirement outlook and steps to help improve it from the 16th annual survey.

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Topics of Interest

TCRS publishes extensively on important topics and segments of the population that can be found here.

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Journey to Healthy Aging: Planning for Travel in Retirement, a research study by TCRS, in collaboration with Global Coalition on Aging, found that Americans aspire to travel in retirement and view travel as a component of healthy aging.