Are you getting the best rate from your broker?
Compare your broker's rates now to find out if you can save money

Choose your broker below
Welcome to Dividend.com. Please help us personalize your experience.

Select the one that best describes you
Dividend logo

There’s a long list of things to love about the United States, and we aren’t just talking about hot dogs, apple pie and baseball. But one of the things not to like is our retirement system.

Despite our overall higher standard of living and general wealth, the U.S is actually pretty lousy when it comes to retirement standards and security.

And according to a new study, the United States doesn’t even rank in the top ten.

While moving abroad might not be the answer for many retirees, the survey does highlight the amount of work still needed to help ensure that we are all able to live comfortably when we hit our golden years. New solutions and policies might be required to get us through the crisis.

Learn about all the companies that have increased their dividends for more than 25 consecutive years, in our 25-Year Dividend Increasing Stocks page, and for more than 10 consecutive years, in our 10-Year Dividend Increasing Stocks page.

Slipping Three Spots

Merrill Lynch pegs the number of people retiring every day in the U.S. at around 10,000. However, those entering their golden years might not find them as golden as they once were, at least when it comes to the latest Natixis Global Asset Management Global Retirement Index. It turns out that the U.S. isn’t a top retirement destination. Heck, it’s not even in the top 10 or 15. This year, the U.S. ranked 17th in the world – down three spots from last year.

To read the Full Story, Go Premium or Log In

Popular Articles

Premium Worried%20man
News

Market Wrap for August 17: The Wall of Worry Grows

It seems investors may have hit their breaking point this week.

With the number of earnings...

Premium Minature%20older%20couple%20on%20coins
News

Get to Hustling

If you have been paying attention to the financial news, you might have heard that Americans are...

News

Trending: Apple Crosses $1 Trillion Mark; Musk’s Tweet Rattles Tesla Shareholders

Dividend.com analyzes the search patterns of our visitors each week. By sharing these trends with...