More than 20 million individuals will reach retirement age over the next five years. A large portion of these represent mass affluent households, those with a net worth not including their primary residence of $100,000 to $1 million. How are these households planning to structure their financial lives in retirement? Does the market crash of 2008 mean that they will be adverse to leaving their nest-egg exposed to the fluctuations of the market? If so, will that translate into a bonanza for annuity providers? Or, will they be seeking out advisors to help them identify other approaches for controlling risk and maintaining the level of income they need?