New report suggests retirement income predictions are significantly underestimated

November 30, 2015

Just how much money do we need to meet all our needs in retirement? Policymakers think they have a handle on what constitutes an adequate retirement income. But according to a new report, they are actually way off the mark, because most measurements assume all retirees will own their own home.

But that’s increasingly not the case.

Radio National Business Editor Sheryle Bagwell interviews David Hetherington about Per Capita’s report, Getting the Measure of the Problem.