With financial situations worsening, many plan to delay retirement

Several recent surveys reveal that the financial impact of the pandemic is forcing many employees to rethink their retirement plans.

Several recent surveys reveal that the financial impact of the pandemic is forcing many employees to rethink their retirement plans.

A new Willis Towers Watson survey of nearly 5,000 U.S. workers conducted in October found that one in four expect to delay retirement, including more than a third of employees aged 50 or older (35%) who plan to retire at age 70 or older. Moreover, nearly a third of employees in the same age cohort (31%) admit they will need to save more for their retirement.

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About Smart

Smart is a global savings and investments technology provider. Its mission is to transform retirement, savings and financial well-being, across all generations, around the world.

Smart partners with financial institutions (including broker-dealers, RIAs, retirement providers, insurers, asset managers, banks) and financial advisers to deliver retirement savings and income solutions that are digital, customized, and cost-efficient.

Smart, founded in the UK, operates in the USA, Europe, Australia and the Middle East with close to a million savers entrusting over $3 billion** in assets on the platform. Smart supports its clients with a 650 strong global team and saw over 2,000%* growth in assets on its platform since 2018.

Legal & General, J.P. Morgan, the Link Group, Barclays, Natixis Investment Managers, Chrysalis Investments, and DWS Group are all investors to date in Smart.

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