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Balance Transfer 14.35% 14.35% 14.12%
Airline 15.17% 15.17% 15.10%
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A blog about living in and planning for retirement

You vs. the Joneses: Site Shows How Your Nest Egg Measures Up

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We all like to see how we stack up.

If you’re wondering how the heck anyone in your boat – same income, age, and so forth – manages to save for retirement, go to INGCompareMe.com, an Internet tool into which you (anonymously) enter information about your household income, savings, mortgage payments and other financials, and find out how you’re doing versus people with the same profile.

More than 1 million visitors have gone to the site since ING U.S., part of Dutch financial giant ING Groep NV, launched it in early 2009, says spokesman Joseph Loparco.

First, you create a profile by entering your age, income, gender and marital status, then go on to add optional details if you like, such as hobbies and interests. From there, you answer personal-finance questions to find out instantly how you compare to your peers. You don’t type in any identification information, however.

When you start, you’ll see the precise number of people in your shoes. (For example, there were 325 people who were my age, in the same income bracket, female and married.)

The best way to describe this tool may be non-judgmental. It doesn’t tell you whether what you’re doing is good or bad, but it does give you a sense of whether you’re in line with other folks. In my case, it was encouraging to see that my husband and I are stellar retirement savers. But it was worrisome to see how much credit-card and car-loan debt is typical among our peers.

And it was depressing to see that a move to New York three years ago left us owing much more on our mortgage than other similarly situated families.

Finally, it was alarming to see how much less life insurance we have than all these people who have more debt. Whoops – time to fix that.

That’s exactly what the tool is designed to do – provide users an objective way to gauge their financial status, with the end goal of nudging them into action. If you find that you’re saving less in your workplace retirement plan than people like you, it might just prod you into saving more.

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    • I found this useful. Along with my wife, we have four times the retirement savings of our age/income peer group according to this exercise, but… since 1986, my employer has contributed generously to the 401K in lieu of a defined benefit pension. Pensions are not considered here for people who have them… a flaw I think. I was also pleasantly surprised to see that most other 55 year olds have similar modest mortgage balances left (if any) but most are paying much less per month… than I am. I’ll be done in seven years… looks like many others may be paying into their 70s.

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172.07MDow Volume:
Avg Vol: 132.13M
Unchanged
147
Decliners
4753
Advancers
1612
Price Chg %Chg 1 Day
Range: 1 Day
  • 1 Day
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  • 1 Month
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Dow
/quotes/zigman/627449/realtime 15,660 -255 1.60%
Nasdaq
/quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 4,267 -17 0.39%
S&P 500
/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 1,829 -23 1.23%
GlobalDow
/quotes/zigman/629063/realtime 2,036 -11 0.54%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/33772884/delayed 1,234 -14 1.11%
Oil
/quotes/zigman/2260836/delayed 27.62 +1.41 5.38%
FTSE 100
/quotes/zigman/3173262/delayed 5,537 -135 2.39%
DAX
/quotes/zigman/2380246/delayed 8,753 -264 2.93%
CAC 40
/quotes/zigman/3173214/delayed 3,897 -164 4.05%
FTSE MIB
/quotes/zigman/1482176/delayed 15,773 -941 5.63%
IBEX 35
/quotes/zigman/2759620/delayed 7,746 -397 4.88%
Stoxx 600
/quotes/zigman/2380150/delayed 304 -12 3.68%
Asia Dow
/quotes/zigman/6959860/realtime 2,399 -37 1.53%
Nikkei 225
/quotes/zigman/5986735/delayed 15,144 -570 3.63%
Hang Seng
/quotes/zigman/2622475/delayed 18,447 -99 0.53%
Shanghai
/quotes/zigman/1859015/delayed 2,763 -18 0.63%
Sensex
/quotes/zigman/1652085/delayed 22,809 -143 0.62%
Singapore
/quotes/zigman/1709939/delayed 2,546 +7 0.28%
Euro
/quotes/zigman/16008136/realtime/sampled 1.13 0.00 0.27%
Yen
/quotes/zigman/16008150/realtime/sampled 112.69 +0.26 0.23%
Pound
/quotes/zigman/16008140/realtime/sampled 1.45 0.00 0.11%
Australia$
/quotes/zigman/16008115/realtime/sampled 0.71 0.00 0.10%
DXY Index
/quotes/zigman/1652083/delayed 95.74 +0.14 0.14%
WSJ $ Idx
/quotes/zigman/41508961/realtime 88.89 +0.13 0.15%
U.S. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 1.69 +0.03 1.91%
German 10y
/quotes/zigman/15866409/realtime 0.19 0.00 0.00%
Italy 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866497/realtime 1.72 0.00 0.00%
Spain 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866444/realtime 1.77 0.00 0.00%
U.K. 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866328/realtime 1.30 0.00 0.00%
Japan 10yr
/quotes/zigman/15866525/realtime 0.07 +0.06 406.47%
Crude Oil
/quotes/zigman/2260836/delayed 28 +1 5.38%
Gold
/quotes/zigman/33772884/delayed 1,234 -14 1.11%
Corn
/quotes/zigman/25518691/delayed 360 0 0.07%
DJIA F
/quotes/zigman/48241424/delayed 15,669 +57 0.37%
S&P F
/quotes/zigman/43106711/delayed 1,833 +9 0.47%
Silver
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FB /quotes/zigman/9962609/composite 101.91 0.91 0.90%
AAPL /quotes/zigman/68270/composite 93.70 -0.57 -0.60%
GOOG /quotes/zigman/59527964/composite 683.11 -1.01 -0.15%
BAC /quotes/zigman/190927/composite 11.16 -0.82 -6.84%
C /quotes/zigman/5065548/composite 34.98 -2.43 -6.50%
F /quotes/zigman/264304/composite 11.17 -0.17 -1.50%
T /quotes/zigman/398198/composite 36.21 -0.22 -0.60%
BP /quotes/zigman/247026/composite 27.64 -0.40 -1.43%
GE /quotes/zigman/227468/composite 27.45 -0.85 -3.00%
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You Don’t Need Another Credit Card, You Need A Better One.
Avg. APR Last Week 6 Months
Low Interest 11.96% 11.96% 11.62%
Business 13.12% 13.12% 12.85%
Student 13.42% 13.42% 13.14%
Balance Transfer 14.35% 14.35% 14.12%
Airline 15.17% 15.17% 15.10%
Cash Back 15.20% 15.26% 15.27%
Reward 15.25% 15.28% 15.14%
Instant Approval 18.02% 18.21% 18.00%
Bad Credit 22.56% 22.88% 22.73%
Source:CreditCards.com

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