September 23, 2020

Leading Barriers to Achieving Retirement Savings Goals According to Self-Directed Active Investors, by Age, July 2020 (% of respondents)


Respondents were asked, "When it comes to saving what you want for retirement, how much of a barrier is each of the following"


Data is from the September 2020 E*Trade report titled "Financial Q3 2020 Streetwise Report" fielded and administered by Dynata. 873 US self-directed active investors ages 25-55+ were surveyed online during July 1-9, 2020. Respondents had to manage at least $10,000 in an online brokerage account to be considered. The panel is broken into thirds of active (trade more than once a week), swing (trade less than once a week but more than once a month), and passive (trade less than once a month), and is 63% male and 37% female. Respondents were evenly distributed across online brokerages, geographic regions, and age bands. E*Trade is a retail online brokerage platform.