What do we really know about retirement spending?

Wed, Sep 27, 2017 2:01 PM EDT{LOCAL_TZ}

Millions of people - and billions of dollars - will transition into retirement over the next decade, but what do we really know about what participants want, how they’ll behave and how their retirement savings plans can better help them with this transition? Join experts from BlackRock and the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) for a discussion separating myth from reality about the shift into retirement spending including:

  • Insights into retiree demographic and behavior trends
  • Practical implementations to help prepare defined contribution plans for a new retirement reality
  • The potential role of target date funds as a decumulation vehicle


Bruce Wolfe

Managing Director, Executive Director of the BlackRock Retirement Institute

Nick Nefouse
Managing Director, Head of DC Investment & Product Strategy team

Sudipto Banerjee, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Employee Benefit Research Institute

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