More Next Eggs Are in Retirement Baskets


According to The U.S. Retirement Market report from the Investment Company Institute, retirement assets accounted for nearly 40% of household financial assets in 2006, compared with 24% two decades ago.

 

The report also revealed that the bulk of these assets are held in employer-sponsored plans or originated there, with 64% still held directly in the plans.

 

Source: Investment Company Institute, www.ici.org.

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