Women, Money and the Confidence Gap
In recent years, banks, brokerage firms and fund companies have pulled out all the stops to make women more confident about money.
12 Ways to Build Authentic Confidence
“Part of women's lack of confidence is genetic, the way our brains are wired,” journalist Katty Kay told us.
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.
Half of Households Risk Inadequate Retirement Income
A study from Boston College says the average family needs to save 15% of income for retirement, a hurdle most aren't meeting.
This Guy Made Advisors Lose $20 Million Accounts
Many RIA firms dread SEC audits, particularly unscheduled ones, but there’s a new auditor in town who may be looking over your shoulder.
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.
The Fastest Growing Retirement Plan You Never Heard Of
Cash-balance plans now have one-quarter the assets of 401(k)s, grew 22% in 2012, and appeal to small-business owners like doctors and dentists.
A Pioneer Continues to Sound the Women's Retirement Security Alarm
While women have grown in their financial knowledge — and power — since WISER's Cindy Hounsell started educating them 20 years ago, challenges persist.
Fund Firms Lag in Social Security Support to Advisors
Only BlackRock is recognized as a Social Security resource by a majority of advisors; the Social Security Administration is the top source of information overall.
Middle-Class Servicemembers Increase Retirement, Short-Term Savings
Middle-class military families are committed to saving, according to the First Command Financial Behaviors Index.