Inside America's Savings Plans

How 8+ million savers are preparing for the future

As the largest independent recordkeeping services provider in the U.S., Ascensus has a unique perspective on how Americans are saving for the future.


retirement plans*

4.3+ million

529 accounts*




state ABLE plans*

What types of specialized savings vehicles are Americans using to plan for the future? When are they making these plans? And how much progress have they made?

Our analysis offers some preliminary answers to these questions. But it also confirms that there's no one-size-fits-all approach to planning for what matters most.

*As of June 30, 2018