It's not surprising that the youngest generation of workers has saved the least toward retirement. But what is startling-and worrisome-is the fact that the savings rate for this group has fallen significantly in the past decade.

According to EBRI's 2011 Retirement Confidence Survey, 58% of employees ages 25-34 say they have started saving for retirement. That sounds good, until you hear that in 2001, the number was 65%.

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