Here’s why the $39 trillion U.S. retirement system gets a C+ grade

Written by on September 19, 2022

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The U.S. retirement system may seem flush — yet it ranks poorly in relation to those in other developed nations.

Collectively, Americans had more than $39 trillion in wealth earmarked for old age at the end of 2021, according to the Investment Company Institute.

However, the U.S. places well outside the top 10 on various global retirement rankings from industry players, such as the

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