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Taking action isn’t always easy

Did your mother ever say to you should do something because “It’s good for you.” I know I’ve said that on more than a few occasions to my three kids. Whether it was “Eat your vegetables,” “Get some exercise” or … Continue reading

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Affluent women making more money, but is confidence following?

Today we released a new survey on affluent women between the ages of 40-69 that reveals their perception of wealth, investing and retirement. What was most encouraging was that affluent women incomes are trending higher with 44% saying they earn … Continue reading

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Are you optimistic?

Our first quarter 2013 Wells Fargo/ Gallup investor/ Retirement optimism index made a BIG jump from November 2012. Optimism is rising, the index is at +31 compared to -8 in 4th quarter 2012. The optimism was much higher for non-retirees … Continue reading

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What’s the price of retirement confidence?

This week we released the 2012 Wells Fargo Affluent Retirement Survey, a survey that helps determine how Americans with $250,000 or more in investable assets are feeling about retirement. On behalf of Wells Fargo, Harris Interactive Inc. conducts various surveys… Continue reading

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BlogHer and Wells Fargo contest

According to a recent post on Mashable, 56% of social networking users in the US – are women. This is one of the reasons that we at Wells Fargo have decided to be the Gold Sponsor at the 2012 BlogHer… Continue reading

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Investors with a written plan report feeling more confident

I recently reviewed the results from our Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism Index for September 2011 and while they weren’t surprising, they were dramatic nonetheless. It seems that overall investor optimism plunged to -45. That’s down from +33 reported… Continue reading

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Retirement attitudes vary significantly by age group

It’s not surprising that individuals in their 40s and 50s feel better prepared for retirement than those in their 20s and 30s. After all, they’ve had more time to save and think about retirement. But it doesn’t explain why one… Continue reading

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Younger Americans, 401(k)s, and retirement income

For Americans under 50, only about one-third will be able to rely on a pension to help fund their retirement, according to our Wells Fargo 2010 annual Retirement Fitness Study.1 This points to a significant generational shift away from employer-funded… Continue reading

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Paying for what we value

This is the fourth in a series of posts highlighting results from our Wells Fargo Retirement Study. Our 2010 Retirement Study was conducted to better understand the impact that the current economic environment has had on middle class Americans ranging… Continue reading

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Recession continues to impact retirement savings rates

As regular readers know, we’ve been highlighting results from our annual Wells Fargo Retirement Study for a couple weeks now. This is the third in a series of four posts—here are part one and part two. As I’ve mentioned, we… Continue reading

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