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Americans are feeling iffy about retirement savings in 2017😓

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Only 61% of Americans have started saving for retirement—the third-lowest rate in the world🌎.

Source: 2017 BlackRock Global Investor Pulse Survey
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Over half of Americans who haven’t started saving think they have too little to save.

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But even among those saving, only 23% know they’re on track to meet their goals✅.

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Even if it’s a small amount, investing in a diversified portfolio may help you take advantage of compound growth—especially if you start earlyđŸŒ±.

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iShares’ Core Builder tool can help you build a diversified portfolio to seek growth.

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The 2017 BlackRock Global Investor Pulse Survey interviewed 28,000 respondents, in 18 nations. Results from the US sample (4,000 respondents) are included in this article. Respondents were ages 25-74 and either the primary or shared decision maker for savings and investments in the household. No income or asset qualifications were used in selecting the survey's participants. Executed with the support of TNS, an independent research company, the survey took place online from January to February 2017. The survey was sponsored by BlackRock.

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