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Black and Hispanic Americans Struggling With Financial Wellness and Retirement Readiness
Black and Hispanic Americans Struggling With Financial Wellness and Retirement Readiness
The pandemic has only made financial issues and stress caused by debt worse for most Black and Hispanic households.
2022 Plan Sponsor of the Year Nominations Are Open
PLANSPONSOR needs your help to identify qualified candidates for 2022 Plan Sponsor of the Year awards. If you work with or for, or know of, a great plan sponsor, please help us recognize the best in the business. For plan sponsors, nominations may be made by providers, advisers, consultants, actuaries, attorneys, third-party administrators, employees and colleagues, or you can even nominate yourself. The award is given in many categories to recognize all plan types, so any plan sponsor can be eligible.
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2021 Recordkeeping Survey
TRIVIAL PURSUITS: Which are the most northern, southern, eastern and western U.S. States?
TRIVIAL PURSUITS: What do the M’s stand for in M&Ms?
Participants Will Need Support to Understand Lifetime Income Projections
Market Mirror
Yesterday, the Dow gained 646.95 points (1.87%) to finish at 35,227.03, the Nasdaq was up 139.68 points (0.93%) at 15,225.15, and the S&P 500 increased 53.24 points (1.17%) to 4,591.67. The Russell 2000 climbed 44.17 points (2.05%) to 2,203.48, and the Wilshire 5000 closed 551.99 points (1.19%) higher at 46,912.93.

The prices of the 10-year Treasury note and the 30-year Treasury bond were each up 3/32, decreasing their yields to 1.341% and 1.670%, respectively.
Data and Research
2021’s Hardships Redefine Financial Wellness Goals
With so many Americans having gone through tough times over the past two years, a new study looks at how this has affected their financial well-being and sense of the future.
Equity Compensation Increasingly Becoming an Important Financial Benefit
More than one-quarter of employees surveyed by Morgan Stanley at Work said equity compensation helps them meet their long-term goals.
ShareBuilder 401k Announces New Plan Offer
It is waiving fees for new plan set-ups through December 22.
Small Talk
ON THIS DATE: In 1787, in Dover, Delaware, the U.S. Constitution was unanimously ratified by all 30 delegates to the Delaware Constitutional Convention, making Delaware the first state of the modern United States. In 1836, Martin Van Buren was elected the eighth president of the United States. In 1925, swimmer Johnny Weissmuller set a world record in the 150-yard freestyle with a time of 1 minute, 25 and 2/5 seconds. In 1941, Pearl Harbor was bombed by Japanese warplanes. In 1972, Apollo 17 was launched at Cape Canaveral. It was the last U.S. moon mission. In 1987, Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev arrived in the U.S. for the first time for a Washington summit with President Ronald Reagan. In 1989, East Germany’s Communist Party agreed to cooperate with the plan for free elections and a revised constitution.
TUESDAY TRIVIA: Who/what were the residents on the Island of Misfit Toys in the “Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer” Christmas TV special?
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