Retirement assets in the U.S. jumped to nearly $25 trillion in the first quarter of 2015, a 1.3% jump from $24.6 trillion at the end of the year.

Retirement plan assets have more than doubled since 2000, when assets were $11.6 trillion, according to research by the Investment Company Institute. Assets had climbed to $18 trillion in 2007, before the market crash sent assets back down to $14.2 trillion. The industry has experienced steady increases since then.

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