Retirement assets are near all-time highs, even though many experts believe individuals are not saving enough. DC plans have gained ground quickly on DB plans as they have become employers' option of choice. Individual savers have also looked to alternative platforms such as robo-advisers, which offer investors greater ease to put money away and manage it with minimal effort.
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; Investment Company Institute; Vanguard; Aite Group; U.S Federal Reserve Board
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