Table: What a Difference a Bear Market Makes (extended)

The bear market has slashed the portfolios of workers and retirees alike--but it's retirees who are bearing the brunt. To gauge the market's impact, BusinessWeek asked Harris Interactive Inc. to repeat our 1998 survey on attitudes about retirement and investing among affluent adults--1,022 respondents 45 and older with incomes of $85,000 or more. The 1998 poll was conducted in late June, when the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index was coming off a 3 1/2-year, 150% climb; the 2002 poll was done between June 28 and July 2, with the S&P 500 down nearly 40% in the previous 2 years. Selected findings:

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