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.
10 Tips for a Successful Rollover: FINRA
FINRA reminds investors considering a retirement account rollover that due diligence can “keep your nest egg from suffering unnecessary cracks.”
Don’t Break Our Thriving 401(k) System, Groups Urge Government
Wharton’s Olivia Mitchell weighs in on a study by three benefits groups calling 401(k)s a success and telling tax reformers to stay away.
4 Ways Insurance Can Protect Clients’ Retirement Funds
Even those Americans who are confident about their path to retirement security likely don’t understand how vulnerable their savings are.
Advisors and the Retirement Market: An Overlooked Opportunity
As small and midsize 401(k) plans move more toward open architecture, there’s a subtle opportunity for prepared, fiduciary advisors among participants and sponsors.
Think Bicultural, Not Bilingual to Engage Hispanic Workers
The Principal has launched a new education effort to reach out to Hispanic participants in retirement plans who are struggling to save.
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.”
65? 70? 80? What’s the Real Retirement Age These Days?
A spate of recent reports indicates that retirement age is just a number — a moving target, at that.