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The 2011 MetLife Retirement Income IQ

A Survey of Pre-Retiree Knowledge of Financial Retirement Issues

Americans have quite a way to go to learn what they need for a financially secure retirement. Of the 1,213 pre-retirees aged 56 to 65 who took the quiz, the majority answered only five of the 15 questions correctly, displaying continued misunderstanding of a number of core areas, such as life expectancy, inflation, retirement income/savings, long-term care insurance and, to some extent, Social Security.
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