December 19, 2016
A report from the Urban Institute shows Hispanics face steeper retirement income challenges than other ethnic groups.December 19, 2016
And when they are offered a plan, 87.6% of participants participate.December 14, 2016
Still many express common fears about retirement.December 13, 2016
Among those thinking about the long term, 64% want to save more for retirement in an individual retirement account (IRA) or 401(k) plan.December 13, 2016
Major anxiety over lack of savings, and other financial
obligations may take precedent over retirement savings, a survey suggests.
December 12, 2016
A report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics also finds the overall employer cost for providing DC benefits was $0.70 per employee hour worked in private industry.December 08, 2016
Some say they are attempting to deflect health care costs in retirement by taking negative steps including spending less on groceries, delaying seeking treatment for illnesses and skipping preventative screenings.December 08, 2016
In addition, two-thirds (66%) are not confident in selecting investment options.December 07, 2016
A study finds women face higher health care costs in retirement than men, with fewer resources.December 06, 2016
However, a survey finds they are managing bills and debt.December 01, 2016
While a majority of plan sponsors are hedging interest rate exposure using LDI strategies, many are also turning to lump-sum distributions to reduce the absolute size of pension liability, a survey found.November 30, 2016
In addition, more savers are leveraging HSAs as a tool to increase overall retirement savings, an analysis suggests.November 29, 2016
Though retirement is Americans' No. 1 priority, a survey found 66% think investing is complex and confusing.November 22, 2016
Changes made to the CPS in response to reports of
inaccuracies in gaging income led to miscalculations in reporting the amount of
employees engaged in employer-sponsored retirement plans, EBRI reports.
November 22, 2016
The GAO suggests regulators re-evaluate eligibility age requirements, vesting policies and whether to allow plan sponsors to require employment on the last day of the year to receive company match.