Retirement for baby boomers will look different than it did for their parents — Americans are living longer, health care costs more, fewer people have pensions today, and many people facing retirement haven't saved much.

All of that makes managing the nest egg you do have even more vital. But many people need and want guidance on what they should do to make sure their retirement savings last.


A national anti-poverty organization ranks Kentucky 34th nationally  in the ability of its citizens to achieve financial security. The report was compiled by the Corporation for Enterprise Development.  Casey Wiedrich is senior program manager for applied research for CFED.

“You know less than 60 percent of households in Kentucky have a savings account," she says.