Alicia Munnell: 3 Workable Ways to Save U.S. Retirement System
The existing Social Security system and 401(k) plans could produce vastly better retirement outcomes with a few relatively simple fixes, the Boston College researcher says.
How Inheritances Influence Retirement Preparedness
At the population level, bequests don't make much of a dent in retirement insecurity, the Center for Retirement Research found.
No Social Security COLA in 2016: Higher Medicare Premiums for Your Clients
Some retirees will bear the brunt of higher Medicare Part B premiums due to their higher income and no Social Security COLA, the Center for Retirement Research reports.
Retiring? Then It’s Time to Move
Surprising insights emerge about when, where and why retirees relocate, Michael Finke writes.
‘Modern’ DC Plans Have Pension-Like Elements: Vanguard
Employers are taking more of a responsibility in the defined contribution plans offered to their workers, a report issued Tuesday by Vanguard found.
Americans Defy Warnings, Still Retiring Early
From congressional hearings to research studies, one would think Americans would be getting the message that most need to work longer before retiring.
Average Retirement Age Leveling Off
Cultural and structural changes that converged to reverse a century-long decline in labor force participation may have petered out, the Center for Retirement Research says.
Academics and Retirement : What Makes Them So Smart?
University and college faculty and staff can certainly be a brainy bunch. But when it comes to retirement preparedness, they are absolutely at the head of the class.
Census Data Understates Retirement Income of Wealthy
A Center for Retirement Research analysis shows significant understatements in retirement income reported in the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey.
Easing the Looming Retirement Crisis: “Falling Short” Co-Author Offers His Insights
Life longevity is adding to an already major income gap between what most retires will need and what they are able to save.