More Investors Get Help With Oil Change Than 401(k) Advice: Schwab
Investors are also more likely to have someone help them landscape or help with their taxes than get help making their 401(k) investment choices.
401(k) Savers Who Stuck Out Financial Crisis Reaping Rewards
Consistent savers in 401(k)s from 2007 to 2012 saw an average 6.8% growth rate despite the market crash of 2008, ICI and EBRI found.
Want to Live to 100? 4 Things You Need to Know
BMO Harris studies the long-living population of a Greek island and teases out four keys to successful longevity.
401(k)s With Company Stock Fading Fast
The practice of putting company shares into retirement plans has been waning for some time, but a recent Supreme Court decision could hasten its demise.
Social Security, Retirement Savings Would Benefit From Closing Gender Pay Gap
Closing the gender pay gap would have a direct effect on women’s Social Security benefits and ability to save for retirement, Social Security Works finds.
Biggest Retirement Income Gap Seen for Oldest Pre-Retirees
If older pre-retirees want to keep up their current standard of living, they have more work to do than younger pre-retirees do on saving.
What Drives Retirement Rollover Decisions When Workers Leave a Job
When older workers change jobs, inertia often beats rollovers, EBRI found.
Roth IRAs Growing Twice as Fast as Traditional IRAs: EBRI
“The Roth IRA removes the uncertainty of what future higher tax rates might do to retirement savings,” says Ed Slott.
Despite Their Financial Power, Women Save Less Than Men
Women tend to save less for retirement than men, despite the fact that women now enjoy more financial power than ever.
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?