Nearly half would like a digital retirement coach, an Accenture survey found.
A new website launched by Principal seeks to help business owners and their advisers talk through the possibilities of creating an employee stock ownership plan as part of a broader ownership transition.
Employer contributions and loans are also prevalent, a Brightscope/ICI report says.
More plan sponsors this year than last have voiced a concern that their workers may have to delay retirement; this is the case despite the fact that plan participants are broadly feeling much more optimistic.
Fifty-five percent of women are afraid they will outlive their savings, according to the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies.
This increases to 8.9% for men and decreases to 6.4% for women.
Among those who said they would like to save more, 56% said retirement was a top reason; however, LIMRA found that debt is a major obstacle preventing many people from saving as much as they would like.
A report from the National Institute on Retirement Security shows that 66.2% of working Millennials have nothing saved for retirement.
Fifty-one percent are not actively contributing to a 401(k) plan, Edward Jones found in a survey.
Of all factors, salary was found more likely to encourage savings both an HSA and 401(k).
With concerns about retirement readiness growing, sponsors are turning to automatic features, increasing their contributions, streamlining their investment menus and improving fee transparency.
ICI recordkeeper data shows that in the first nine months of 2017, the amount of participants contributing or taking a withdrawal held steady, while the number of outstanding loans slightly decreased.
However, changes in the retirement landscape suggest that future retirees will face much more difficulty.
Only half of couples of all ages discuss these important topics
Of this group, 25% said they will increase their company match to the 401(k) plan.
A former office manager of New England Anesthesiologists, Inc. has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison and to pay restitution to his victims.
They like the tax advantages, investment opportunities and investor control that 401(k)s and other DC plans offer them, ICI finds.
However, at year-end 2015, for example, the ICI says participants in their twenties had 80% of their portfolios invested in equities, while participants in their sixties had 55% in equities.
Part of the very light trading activity can be explained by the prevalence of target-date funds, the largest asset class in the Alight Solutions 401(k) index.