- there are persisting high levels of anxiety over retirement, with people knowing that having enough money in retirement is important but in many countries, Eastern Europe in particular, few are taking steps to protect themselves;
- over 40% of retired people, and even more in emerging markets, wish they had done something earlier to provide for their retirement; and
- over 40% of people globally feel that financial planning for retirement is too complex.
In order to engage more consumers in financial planning for the future, Aviva has launched www.six-steps.org, a free, unbiased planning resource to help people make informed financial decisions about their retirement.
Source: Aviva PLC News Release (April 19, 2007)