Why the U.S. retirement system is so mediocre
Nov 7, 2023

Why the U.S. retirement system is so mediocre

Of 47 countries, the United States ranked No. 22 in a recent Mercer ranking of global retirement systems. What factors are behind the lackluster rating?

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How the U.S. retirement system stacks up against the rest of the world

A recent global ranking of 47 retirement income systems puts the U.S. right in the mediocre middle at 22nd place.
Marketplace's senior economics contributor details findings from a new report that ranks global retirement systems.
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