Retirement Plan Assets (Updated 4/13)

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Retirement Plan Assets (Updated 4/13)

April 5, 2013

Abstract

The retirement savings of American households took a big hit when the stock market crashed in 2008. Since then, however, a good portion of these losses has been reversed. This fact sheet reports the value of assets held in retirement accounts and defined benefit plans and how they have changed since 2007-before the stock market crash and the Great Recession. It replaces "Retirement Account Balances"

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