What types of accounts do you have for your retirement savings?

Accounts used for retirement savings in the U.S. 2018 This statistic presents the accounts used for retirement savings in the United States as of January 2018. The results of the survey revealed that 78 percent of the respondents used 401(k) plan.
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Share of respondents
401(k) plan78%
Traditional IRA33%
Regular savings account31%
Roth IRA27%
Annuity or life insurance policy16%
Certificate of deposit (CD)12%
Taxable investment account12%
Other3%
Share of respondents
401(k) plan78%
Traditional IRA33%
Regular savings account31%
Roth IRA27%
Annuity or life insurance policy16%
Certificate of deposit (CD)12%
Taxable investment account12%
Other3%
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This statistic presents the accounts used for retirement savings in the United States as of January 2018. The results of the survey revealed that 78 percent of the respondents used 401(k) plan.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
January 16 to January 23, 2018
Number of respondents
502 respondents
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Multiple answers were possible.

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