Retirement checkup: Small business. Big dreams.
Small Business Owners are foundational to the world’s economy…managing their financials is a core objective and their preparedness for retirement matters. Oftentimes, understanding how to plan for retirement starts with a series of questions.
That's why The Guardian Insurance & Annuity Company, Inc. (GIAC), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America®, recently conducted a national study about small business owners’ views concerning retirement. The 2014 survey points to three areas of focus:
- What is driving small business owners’ behaviors and attitudes towards retirement?
- What is their overall retirement preparedness?
- Are there evident gender differences in small business owners’ attitudes towards retirement readiness?
The overall outlook from small business owners is positive. Here’s a highlight of the “The State of the Small Business Owners and Retirement”.