It’s the same old story. Survey results prove once again that many investors haven’t gotten the point yet of financial planning and how it can help them in retirement. And the more company-sponsored surveys, like American Express Financial Advisor’s Personal Economy Study, state the obvious, the more financial advisers must keep working to get the word out.

According to the survey, 44% indicated that they were satisfied with their financial outlook, and 50% answered that they were financially able to retire when they wanted to.

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