The U.S. isn’t the only country with retirement preparedness woes, andimprovement isn’t coming fast enough.

According to a report from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies and theAegon Center for Longevity and Retirement, although the scoreindicating retirement readiness has risen“slightly but unevenly” across countries, it’s still a low scoreand there’s plenty of work to be done to improve the situation.

The Aegon Retirement Readiness Index (ARRI) measures retirementpreparedness on a scale from 1–10, with scores of 8 and higherconsidered to be high retirement readiness, scores of 6 to 7.9 asmedium and less than 6 as low.

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