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Nurses and Retirement Security: A Looming Crisis?
Date:9/4/2009

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses appear to be taking far better care of their patients than they are their financial futures, according to a survey released today by the Center for American Nurses and the Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER).

The Nurse Investor Education Survey reveals that nurses may be saving for retirement, but few are planning and investing to meet retirement needs. In fact, most nurses say they do not know what those needs will be.

"The good news is that most nurses are putting money away for retirement," said Wylecia Harris, Executive Director at the Center for American Nurses. "What's troubling is that less than half have tried to figure out how much income they will need when they get there." The Center and WISER collaborated on the research as part of the Nurses' Investor Education Project. The project, funded by a grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, aims to identify and address the financial information needs of nurses.

The survey, conducted in mid-to-late 2008 with a follow-up survey in early 2009, reveals a lack of confidence among nurses about their future financial security. After the economic crisis hit, confidence eroded even further. Nearly three fourths of respondents in the second survey reported being less optimistic about their financial future compared to how they felt a year prior.

Nurses acknowledged that they do not feel they spend enough time on financial planning for retirement. The most common barriers they cited were:

  • Not enough time due to other time-consuming priorities, such as caring for children (61%)
  • Not knowing where to begin (59%)
  • Not having thought about retirement (36%)
  • Not earning enough money to save (34%)

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SOURCE Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER)
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