Gen X Retirement Worse Than Boomers'? Check Your Math, Says EBRI
EBRI recently challenged studies from Pew and the Center for Retirement Research that concluded Gen Xers’ retirement prospects were in worse shape than baby boomers'.
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.
Best & Worst U.S. Companies for 401(k) Benefits
Bloomberg ranked the 250 biggest companies in the U.S. on who offers the most generous 401(k) matches.
Lifetime Income Projections Useful, but Workers Not Surprised by Outcome: EBRI
More than 81% of workers said they would continue to contribute at their current rates after hearing their projected monthly income amount.
Retirement Confidence Up for No Good Reason: EBRI
The 2014 Retirement Confidence Survey shows Americans are more confident about their retirement prospects, but the data shows it's not because they're more prepared.
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.
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.
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.
Low Interest Rates Wallop Retirees: EBRI
The low-interest-rate environment “has an extremely large impact on failure rates” when it comes to meeting retirement goals, EBRI's research director says.