Across all regions at least one in five plan participants seek help or advice on their employer-sponsored retirement plans from websites, advisors, online tools or their employer. The bulk of respondents across the US, UK and Ireland find retirement planning information from websites, advisors and financial publications most useful, ahead of guidance from the government and their employer.The research into DC plan participants’ attitudes toward retirement, retirement planning habits and current level of savings was conducted in February and March 2014. Respondents were aged 22 to 65, working at least part-time, and participating in their employer-sponsored DC plan. For more details on the SSgA transatlantic DC survey, please click here About State Street Global Advisors State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) is a global leader in asset management. The firm is relied on by sophisticated investors worldwide for its disciplined investment process, powerful global investment platform and access to every major asset class, capitalization range and style. SSgA is the asset management business of State Street Corporation, one of the world’s leading providers of financial services to institutional investors. Important Information Investing involves risk including the risk of loss of principal. The whole or any part of this work may not be reproduced, copied or transmitted or any of its contents disclosed to third parties without SSgA's express written consent. The information provided does not constitute investment advice as such term is defined under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (2004/39/EC) and it should not be relied on as such. It should not be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell any investment. It does not take into account any investor's or potential investor’s particular investment objectives, strategies, tax status, risk appetite or investment horizon. If you require investment advice you should consult your tax and financial or other professional advisor.
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