The case against the $500 million 401(k) plan was also settled for a “small” amount—$500,000.
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And 401(k) providers are the top source for financial advice.
A 401(k) match and health insurance are the benefits they value the most.
At an event marking the milestone for the 401(k), attendees were very optimistic about the future opportunities for the plan and surrounding industry.
Workers younger than 35 are realizing they need to start saving now, according to Ascensus; however, only 30% are on track to meet their retirement savings goals.
Twenty-two percent do not know how their assets are invested, Legg Mason found in a survey.
The average 401(k) balance reached an all-time high of $106,500 in the third quarter, and the average 403(b) balance is nearly double what it was a decade ago, according to Fidelity Investments.
They can also prompt participants to make other important improvements to their savings strategies, Voya Financial learned.
The product expansion will keep the loan current for an additional three months to allow time for engagement, education and counseling to help the participant take advantage of a post-termination loan repayment program and avoid default.
Only 33% of Americans are comfortable with their retirement readiness level.
But the reality is, only 33% of retirees have worked at any given time, according to EBRI.
One third thinks they are either better or worse off than they actually are, Prudential Financial learned in a survey.
Above-average-rated plans are more apt to be found at companies with 20% to 80% higher profitability than are average-rated plans, says T. Rowe Price.
Sixty-four percent of participants in their 20s own a TDF.
The right allocation could boost returns over a person's career by as much as 34%, the consulting firm says.
FactsOnRetirement.org also offers tips on saving and highlights ICI research.
The concept is being reintroduced through the American Savings Act
In conclusion, IZA says, “the data do not support the idea that presenting optional 401(k) plan information in a simpler, more compact way will improve employees’ retirement planning choices. However, we did find that financial literacy was positively associated with better choices."
Yet, a significant number are not saving for retirement at all.