ING Announces Roth Plan and Education Offerings

March 28, 2006 ( - ING has announced it is now offering the Roth 401(k) and Roth 403(b) to its clients.

In addition, according to the announcement, ING has created ‘education kits’ for employers and employees explaining the Roth option.

The employer toolkit offers a view of the various factors employers need to consider to decide what is best for their organization and employees, the announcement said.   The employee education kit is a multi-media kit comprised of a variety of tools including an educational presentation and an online Roth calculator.

Brian Haendiges, senior vice president at ING Defined Contribution, said in the announcement, “This new option is also an opportunity to re-focus employees on all the reasons they should be participating in their employer-sponsored retirement plan, and to encourage saving more.”

Additional information, including the Roth online calculator, can be found at .