Baby boomers are growing increasingly worried about planning for a secure retirement, but new research finds that advisors can play a critical role in alleviating some of that anxiety -- even if they underestimate how long it takes to build client trust.

According to a new survey from the Insured Retirement Institute -- kicking off National Retirement Planning Week, an initiative of the National Retirement Planning Coalition -- just 27% of boomers say they are "highly confident" that their savings will last through retirement, the lowest mark yet in the five years the group has been conducting the poll.

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