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2015/05/20 13:27
2015/05/20 13:27
4d
Here are a few common traps to avoid: 1. Waiting too long to start saving and/or saving too little. Some 36 percent of workers who participated in a 2014 survey by the Employee Benefit Research...
2015/05/20 13:27
2015/05/20 13:27
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2015/05/20 12:27
2015/05/20 12:27
4d
The new retirement savings assistance is coming at a time when policymakers are increasingly aware that Americans are disastrously short of retirement savings. The median balance in a 401(k) plan at...
2015/05/19 20:38
2015/05/19 20:38
5d
We get interrupted by unexpected expenses. That’s to be expected. But what’s important is that you get back on target as soon as possible. One common interruption that confronts many people who are...
2015/05/18 20:26
2015/05/18 20:26
6d
Excluding traditional retirement plans and pensions, almost a third of workers across the country said they have less than $1,000 in savings and investments that could be used for retirement,...
2015/05/14 21:48
2015/05/14 21:48
10d
Americans may be an optimistic people by nature, but when it comes to retirement, many of us have our doubts. In the most recent Retirement Confidence Survey from the Employee Benefit Research...
2015/05/12 17:27
2015/05/12 17:27
12d
Two men hold onto the bannister as they ascend a staircase in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington April 24, 2013. (The author is a Reuters columnist. The opinions...
2015/05/11 21:46
2015/05/11 21:46
13d
Almost one-third of Americans aren’t saving for retirement, according to a 2014 survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute. But that’s not to say Americans don’t want to save. USA Today...
2015/05/11 15:18
2015/05/11 15:18
13d
In this day and age, tracking our health stats has become as routine as jumping in the shower in the morning, or brewing that pick-me-up cup of coffee before heading to work. We step on the digital...
2015/05/07 00:56
2015/05/07 00:56
18d
With more than 80% of America’s non-farm workers laboring under non-existent wage growth, and with central bank policies serving not only to exacerbate the gap between the wealthy and everyone else...
2015/05/04 20:49
2015/05/04 20:49
20d
Two U.S. senators worry that retired Americans have enough trouble making ends meet without the government garnishing their Social Security checks to recover student loans and have asked the...
2015/05/03 12:53
2015/05/03 12:53
21d
WASHINGTON — For more and more people today, a key part of the retirement plan is to just keep working. But many people can’t stay in their jobs as long as they’d like. While 26 percent of workers...
2015/05/02 17:04
2015/05/02 17:04
22d
Running out of money is more than just a worry for many seniors Among those age 85 or older when they died, 20% had no assets left but their homes May 2, 2015 - For many older people and their...
2015/05/01 20:42
2015/05/01 20:42
23d
What Planet Are You From? When we talked about the importance of saving for college and retirement simultaneously, one woman snapped back by tweeting: “Save for college AND retirement? What planet...
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2015/04/30 11:49
2015/04/30 11:49
24d
Is it a bad sign for Americans’ already low retirement savings rates that fewer companies are starting 401(k) plans these days? The answer: Yes, but the trend isn’t as bad as it looks. On the...
2015/04/29 17:42
2015/04/29 17:42
25d
Most remarkably, the share of young workers saying Social Security will be a big part of their retirement income has doubled. During the 2005-2006 period, after a newly reelected President George W....
2015/04/29 10:49
2015/04/29 10:49
25d
Raising a child costs a fortune, so when parents write that last tuition check, or pay off their youngest’s wedding, they may feel an understandable urge to splurge on themselves. Parents may want to...
2015/04/29 04:38
2015/04/29 04:38
26d
Most Americans need more help saving for retirement – and a new survey suggests they're increasingly unlikely to get it. In a survey of 1,003 workers released last week, the Washington-based Employee...
2015/04/28 21:48
2015/04/28 21:48
26d
Increasingly, employers are shifting more of the cost of their healthcare to employees. One tool that has emerged are high-deductible health insurance plans and their associated HSA accounts. HSAs...
2015/04/28 10:49
2015/04/28 10:49
26d
Your chances of finding a new career in later life – one that pays you more and brings you more satisfaction – could be better than you think. That’s the primary finding in a study published this...
2015/04/27 06:07
2015/04/27 06:07
27d
April is National Financial Literacy Month - the perfect time to spring into action when it comes to planning your financial future. If you already have a plan, this is a great opportunity to take...
2015/05/20 13:27
2015/05/20 13:27
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