piperki (piperki) wrote in thequestionclub,
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Poll #2032034 Run through the shadows in these golden years

Are you saving for retirement?

No, it's too far away for me to worry about that.
8(7.1%)
No, I expect to die before I get old.
5(4.4%)
No, I'll let someone else worry about it.
1(0.9%)
My government bennies will be plenty!
8(7.1%)
I'm a trust fund baby. No problems.
3(2.7%)
I keep thinking I'm going to do something about this. But I don't.
16(14.2%)
I was, and then I spent my retirement, so above answers apply.
4(3.5%)
Damn it, piperki, stop hassling me.
11(9.7%)
Duh, it would be foolhardy not to save.
42(37.2%)
Ticky.
15(13.3%)

If you are saving, what's your method?

Work has a 401k/403b.
32(24.2%)
Work has a pension.
19(14.4%)
Roth IRA
12(9.1%)
Other IRA because brilliant financial genius
8(6.1%)
Other retirement savings because non-US
12(9.1%)
Born wealthy, NBD.
3(2.3%)
Stocks/mutual funds not part of 401k/403b
18(13.6%)
Other in comments
6(4.5%)
Ticky.
22(16.7%)

If you're always going to start saving and you haven't, why not?

It's too scary to think about.
3(3.7%)
I keep spending the money on wants.
8(9.8%)
I keep spending the money on basic needs.
24(29.3%)
Nobody/nothing is the boss of me, including my future.
6(7.3%)
Other
7(8.5%)
Ticky
34(41.5%)

If you acquired a large chunk of money, would you save any of it for retirement?

Oh hell no
8(8.5%)
Maybe
27(28.7%)
Of course
47(50.0%)
Ticky
12(12.8%)

How many years until you reach retirement age?

20+
67(77.9%)
15+
5(5.8%)
10+
2(2.3%)
5+
2(2.3%)
I'm past it already.
4(4.7%)
I'm a vampire, does not apply.
4(4.7%)
Ticky
2(2.3%)
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