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.
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.