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?
Despite Their Financial Power, Women Save Less Than Men: Merrill
Women tend to accumulate less than men in retirement savings despite the fact that they now enjoy more financial power than ever, says Merrill Lynch.
Retirement Readiness Crisis Still Looms Despite Some Improvement
The retirement outlook is slightly brighter this year, according to recent research, but most workers age 60 or older still plan to put retirement off.
Despite Recovery, Americans Still Struggle to Save
Americans are struggling to rebuild their savings after the recession, according to the Consumer Federation of America.
Housing, Financial Markets Boosted Boomer, Gen X Retirement Readiness: EBRI
But staying on track depends on age, income and having access to a 401(k) plan, EBRI says.
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.
Obama Offering Retirement Savings Plan for Workers
President Barack Obama offered more Americans the chance to save for retirement through payroll deductions with a plan for new government-sponsored savings accounts.
Social Security Plus 401(k): A Comfortable Retirement?
EBRI crunched the numbers on how many Americans could replace at least 60% of their pre-retirement income with these two funding sources.