2015: The year of retirement savings for all workers

Will 2015 be the year that all American workers gain access to a retirement savings plan provided by their employer? It could be. While retirement policy in general did not rise to the top of Congress’s to-do list in 2014, employer-sponsored defined contribution retirement plans were able to maintain all of the existing tax provisions and …

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Who are the 10-percent savers?

To improve the chances of generating a comfortable retirement income, researchers today urge savers with access to a workplace retirement plan to defer 10% or more of their current...

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Savers not maxing out 401(k)s

While government continues to eye potential cuts to tax-deferred retirement contributions, the average worker is not taking full advantage of the 401(k) savings maximums allowed by their employer-sponsored plan....

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Keys to retirement readiness

“To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.” – George Orwell The Putnam Investments 2014 Lifetime Income Study, done in collaboration with Brightwork Partners,...

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