Workers’ Response to the Market Crash: Save More, Work More?


In summer 2009, the CRR surveyed individuals ages 45-59 on how the market crash has affected their retirement planning.

Key findings from our analysis are:

  • In response to the crisis, over 40 percent expected to work longer/save more.
  • Those who were highly distressed were more likely to act.
  • After receiving “reliable” financial advice, the majority of initial “no changers” decided to work longer/save more.

The CRR wants to hear from our website users like you. Would be you willing to take a short survey?

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