The focus of the newly independent ShareBuilder 401k will be on expanding coverage among small companies, says its president.
In the decade following the Great Recession of 2008, for participants who remained invested in their 401(k)s, overall, average balances soared 466%.
The GAO interviewed retirement plan stakeholders and found several ways to stem the tide of funds leaving 401(k)s and IRAs.
Because people are living longer, healthier lives, the Wells Fargo Investment Institute has suggested different ways that Millennials, Generation X and Baby Boomers can successfully save for retirement.
The Saving for the Future Act would require employers to contribute 50 cents to a savings account for each worker for every hour worked, or more than $1,000 a year, with the goal of helping workers prepare for emergencies and retirement.
Small U.S. employers trust the financial services sector for its expertise more than government entities when it comes to administering retirement savings programs, a survey found.
It aims to make SIMPLE plans more accessible among small businesses and would raise the contribution and catch-up limits.
Employees can determine how they want to allocate employer 401(k) matching dollars—be it to their retirement account, to their student loans or to a combination of both.
High trading activity days were concentrated around the beginning and end of the year—with trades moving in similar volumes in opposite directions.
The majority think they are on track for a secure retirement, but many worry about high health care costs.
For those 75 and older, out-of-pocket medical costs amount to 20% of their income.
For the 10th consecutive year, their top financial resolution for the New Year is to save more, Fidelity learned in a survey.
J.P. Morgan makes recommendations for plan design and TDFs based on savings and withdrawal behaviors it analyzed.
ESOP participants have an average retirement balance of $170,326, more than twice the $80,339 that other workers have saved
Willis Towers Watson offers nine actions for DC plan sponsors to mitigate risks in 2019.
One option is through a profit sharing plan that invests the money in an annuity once a participant retires.
The median retirement account balance among all U.S. workers is "zilch"
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A new interactive interface allows employees to think about retirement and health savings together and visualize the best way to allocate limited assets.