While the market may have recovered significantly in the second half of the year, many investors’ portfolios are back to 1999 levels, resulting in a “lost decade” of investing, AARP Financial said.

Indeed, an AARP survey found that 65% of investors lack confidence in the financial markets and consider the markets’ performance to be the biggest threat to their retirement. Fifty-five percent said it’s hard to find financial information and guidance they can trust.

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