TDFs Lead Investment for Small-Plan Retirement Savers
Target-date funds are the overwhelming favorite among participants in professionally managed investments, a report released Tuesday by Vanguard found.
How 5 Advisors Prep 401(k) Clients for Next Market Crash
Every bull market comes to an end. Here's how five advisors are getting their 401(k) plan clients ready for a market turn.
Want to Boost Retirement Saving? Automate It
The trick to getting workers to save for retirement is to do it for them via automatic enrollment and escalation, according to Vanguard.
Gen X Looking at Lean Retirement as Wealth Trails
Good timing is not the age group’s forte. Many took out mortgages just before prices plunged, making them the most disadvantaged by the housing crisis.
Why Are So Many Boomers Working Longer?
New research and old confirm that better educated workers are working into ages once considered “old.” But why? And are they crowding out younger workers?
Companies Squeeze 401(k)s From Facebook to JPMorgan
Employers are holding back on both the amount and the timing of 401(k) matching funds and dragging out vesting schedules.
Rising Debt Keeps Older Americans Working Longer
Working off their debts, 62- to 69-year-olds are delaying Social Security claims, new Boston College research says.
Should Americans Be Required to Save for Retirement?
“Everybody’s a rugged individualist,” said Anthony Webb, an economist at the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, “until things go wrong.”
Don’t Claim Social Security Before 70, Alicia Munnell Says
Munnell of Boston College argues that 70 is the de facto retirement age — at least as far as Social Security is concerned.
Is Education Bad for Younger Workers?
Higher levels of education attained by older workers are keeping them in the workforce longer, crowding out younger workers looking for jobs.