U.S. Workers' Retirement Outlook

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Transamerica Institute and its Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies (TCRS) conducts extensive research on the demographic disparities in retirement security.

The following research reports are available below:

A Compendium of Findings About the Retirement Outlook of U.S. Workers

November 30, 2021

A Compendium of Findings About the Retirement Outlook of U.S. Workers explores demographic influences on worker's health, employment, and finances amid the COVID-19 pandemic. It offers 35 key indicators such as concerns about physical and mental health, employment impacts of the pandemic, emergency savings, health care savings, retirement savings rates, and household retirement savings.

The Compendium offers demographic analyses and insights about workers by employment status (full-time vs. part-time), work arrangements (remote, in-person, hybrid), urbanicity, household income, race/ethnicity, LGBTQ+, and caregiver status. 

Chapters - Influences of Demographics on Retirement Readiness 

  1. U.S. Workers and Employment Status
  2. Work Arrangements 
  3. Urbanicity 
  4. Household Income
  5. Race/Ethnicity 
  6. LGBTQ+ Status 
  7. Caregiver Status

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