Participants in employer-sponsored retirement plans are hungry for investment guidance and willing to use automatic enrollment features to achieve their retirement goals, according to results of a survey of changing attitudes toward retirement readiness released last week by State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), the asset management arm of the State Street Corporation.

Executives from the Boston-based company held a press briefing in New York to announce the findings of the Defined Contribution Investor Survey--conducted jointly with the Boston Research Group--of more than 1,000 participants in 401(k), 403(b), profit sharing and stock purchase plans.

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