A new poll from SavingsAccounts.com released this week makes it clear that most Americans are saving much less than their parents did back when interest rates were high, meaning that today's investors need to revamp their long-term savings and investment strategies to ensure they'll be prepared for retirement.

Further complicating matters, it turns out that most people today have a distorted view of their savings prowess.

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