Tag: Investments

Argument for Auto-Enroll Emergency Savings

The idea is relatively simple: workers who do not yet have emergency savings will be directed to first fund a short-term savings account reserved for emergencies, before funding their retirement account.

Portfolio Reviews Remain Important Amid Low Volatility

While few if any investing professionals advocate for aggressive market timing, it is natural to ask the question of when the bull markets could cool—and how investors might respond now to address potentially uncompensated risk in their portfolios.

Retirees Spend More Than Expected on Health Care

In spite of increased optimism, a new Wells Fargo survey finds a significant portion of workers still say they do not think they will reach their savings targets; many of them cite the challenge of meeting high health care costs while also saving. 

Providers Remain Uncertain Amid Tense Legislative Session

The list of regulatory and legislative challenges affecting employers and their retirement plan consultants can seem endless, and when linked to the increasing litigation from the plaintiffs’ bar, it can seem impossible to reach a point of certainty.