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Apr 11, 2008

Retirement Plan Assets Based on Demographics

An EBRI study describes the influence of some demographic factors on the distribution of individual account retirement plan assets in 2004:

By race:
90.5 percent of assets were held by white non-Hispanics.
9.5 percent of assets were held by nonwhites
By education:

14.2 percent of assets were held by individuals with a high school diploma or less.
10.7 percent of assets were held by individuals with some college education.
75.1 percent of assets were held by individuals with at least a college degree.



By annual family income:

11.3 percent of assets were held by individuals with incomes of less than $50,000.
25.6 percent of assets were held by individuals with incomes of $50,000 to $99,999.
63.2 percent of assets were held by individuals with incomes of $100,000 or more.


Retirement Sayings and Retirement Quotes — Definitions of Retirement

Retirement to me does not mean nothing to do but the realization of the decisions I made in the past. That I made in my life.
— Jack Bowman

Retirement: The time in your life when time is no longer money.
— Unknown wise person



Abundance isn't a matter of acquiring how much money you desire; it's a matter of being happy with how much you presently have.
— Unknown wise person

It's better to be out of money than out of new creative ideas on how to make money.
— Unknown wise person

NOTE: For a great selection of retirement quotes and retirement sayings, go to the Retirement Quotes Webpage at The Joy of Not Working Website:

Retirement Quotes at The Joy of Not Working


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1 comment:

fitz said...

Ernie, I appreciate the post and I will check out your books, sounds like it would be up my alley