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Bankrate.com
Retirement makes us want to run and hideor don't save more. Many say they could save $25 a week more than they currentl
Retirement makes us want to run and hide
Bankrate.com / Posted 8 hours ago
or don't save more. Many say they could save $25 a week more than they currently save, according to data from the Employee Benefit Research Institute in Washington, D.C. How are my husband and I feeling now that we are both saving? Still... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Starbucks unveils a private health insurance exchange. Is that a good thing?from the sick? “It’s too early to say,” said Paul Fronstin, director of health
Starbucks unveils a private health insurance exchange. Is that a good thing?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
from the sick? “It’s too early to say,” said Paul Fronstin, director of health research and education at the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute. “A lot of employees will like having more choice. But you definitely face a possibility... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Starbucks unveils a private health insurance exchange. Is that a good thing?from the sick? “It’s too early to say,” said Paul Fronstin, director of health
Starbucks unveils a private health insurance exchange. Is that a good thing?
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
from the sick? “It’s too early to say,” said Paul Fronstin, director of health research and education at the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute. “A lot of employees will like having more choice. But you definitely face a possibility... Read more
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The Morning Call
Starbucks unveils a private health insurance exchange. Is that a good thing?from the sick? “It’s too early to say,” said Paul Fronstin, director of health
Starbucks unveils a private health insurance exchange. Is that a good thing?
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
from the sick? “It’s too early to say,” said Paul Fronstin, director of health research and education at the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute. “A lot of employees will like having more choice. But you definitely face a possibility... Read more
3 related stories
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Los Angeles Times
Starbucks unveils a private health insurance exchange. Is that a good thing?from the sick? “It’s too early to say,” said Paul Fronstin, director of health
Starbucks unveils a private health insurance exchange. Is that a good thing?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
from the sick? “It’s too early to say,” said Paul Fronstin, director of health research and education at the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute. “A lot of employees will like having more choice. But you definitely face a possibility... Read more
3 related stories
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water Coolerin the aggregate, only a minority of all workers appear to be taking basic step
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 5 days ago
in the aggregate, only a minority of all workers appear to be taking basic steps needed to prepare for retirement” [Employee Benefit Research Institute (Re Silc]. “This move out of the not-at-all-confident group is observed primarily among... Read more
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The Columbian
Should you save to live to age 100?most workers (54 percent) have less than $25,000 saved for retirement, accordin
Should you save to live to age 100?
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
most workers (54 percent) have less than $25,000 saved for retirement, according to the latest survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Encouraging people to save too much can have consequences: • You might not start... Read more
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Salon.com
Should You Save Enough to Live to 100?most workers (54 percent) have less than $25,000 saved for retirement, accordin
Should You Save Enough to Live to 100?
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
most workers (54 percent) have less than $25,000 saved for retirement, according to the latest survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Encouraging people to save too much can have consequences: — You might not start... Read more
8 related stories
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Should You Save Enough to Live to 100?most workers (54 percent) have less than $25,000 saved for retirement, accordin
Should You Save Enough to Live to 100?
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
most workers (54 percent) have less than $25,000 saved for retirement, according to the latest survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Encouraging people to save too much can have consequences: � You might not start... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Should You Save Enough to Live to 100?most workers (54 percent) have less than $25,000 saved for retirement, accordin
Should You Save Enough to Live to 100?
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 8 days ago
most workers (54 percent) have less than $25,000 saved for retirement, according to the latest survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Encouraging people to save too much can have consequences: � You might not start... Read more
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Market Watch
How much will your health expenses be in retirement?on prescription-drug costs—is “Amount of Savings Needed for Health Expenses for
How much will your health expenses be in retirement?
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
on prescription-drug costs—is “Amount of Savings Needed for Health Expenses for People Eligible for Medicare” from the Employee Benefit Research Institute in Washington. The study estimates that a couple, where both spouses have median drug... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
The Arizona Republic / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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12d
Financial Planning.com
A bright outlook helps retirement planners shineand annual automated contribution increases to encourage workers to save for re
A bright outlook helps retirement planners shine
Financial Planning.com / Posted 12 days ago
and annual automated contribution increases to encourage workers to save for retirement. But we need to do more. The 2016 Employee Benefit Research Institute Retirement Confidence Survey found just 21% of workers were “very confident” they would... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
KING5 Seattle / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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First Coast News
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
First Coast News / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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12d
KTVB Boise
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
KTVB Boise / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
22 related stories
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
22 related stories
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
22 related stories
12d
WLTX-TV Columbia
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
22 related stories
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WLBZ Bangor
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
22 related stories
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WKYC Cleveland
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
22 related stories
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13 WMAZ Macon
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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USA Today
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees domight you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” say
Could you live on just $32,000 per year? Most retirees do
USA Today / Posted 12 days ago
might you do? “Delaying Social Security claims may be the best investment,” says Sudipto Banerjee, a research associate at Employee Benefit Research Institute. “For many prospective retirees, waiting until 66 would mean a 25% increase in an... Read more
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Morningstar
Check These 7 Retirement Blind Spotsgo away. But Medicare covered roughly 60% of the health-care expenditures for r
Check These 7 Retirement Blind Spots
Morningstar / Posted 12 days ago
go away. But Medicare covered roughly 60% of the health-care expenditures for retirees, according to a 2012 report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Factoring in supplemental insurance premiums and out-of-pocket expenditures, among other... Read more
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Island Packet
More states weigh action to help people save for retirementthan four in 10 will not have enough income to support themselves when they cal
More states weigh action to help people save for retirement
Island Packet / Posted 15 days ago
than four in 10 will not have enough income to support themselves when they call it quits, according to a report by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, or EBRI, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, D.C. Many companies... Read more
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Morningstar
Navigating Blind Spots on the Road to Retirementto Keep: How Leaders and the Public Respond to Saving and Retirement." (New Yor
Navigating Blind Spots on the Road to Retirement
Morningstar / Posted 16 days ago
to Keep: How Leaders and the Public Respond to Saving and Retirement." (New York: Public Agenda, in collaboration with the Employee Benefit Research Institute). Fernandez, D., Lynch, J., and Netemeyer, R. 2014. "Financial Literacy, Financial... Read more
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TribLIVE
Politicians, financial experts express urgency over Americans’ savingsabout 38 percent of private-sector workers participated in a traditional, defin
Politicians, financial experts express urgency over Americans’ savings
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
about 38 percent of private-sector workers participated in a traditional, defined-benefit pension plan, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute. As 401(k) plans became more popular, the number of people with traditional pensions... Read more
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TribLIVE
Comfortable retirement: $1M is cited standard, but some can do with lessthe first two years of retirement, median household spending dropped by 5.5 per
Comfortable retirement: $1M is cited standard, but some can do with less
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
the first two years of retirement, median household spending dropped by 5.5 percent, according to a 2015 report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute in Washington, D.C. But 46 percent of households spend more in the first two years of... Read more
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Raw Story
Here are the 10 economic obstacles that are keeping Generation X from getting aheadcomes to retirement. Traditional pensions barely exist anymore and are a foreig
Here are the 10 economic obstacles that are keeping Generation X from getting ahead
Raw Story / Posted 23 days ago
comes to retirement. Traditional pensions barely exist anymore and are a foreign concept to most Xers. And according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute, the 401(k) plans that have replaced pensions aren’t providing enough nest egg for aging... Read more
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Market Watch
Retirement is making people more miserable than ever beforeretirees than ever say they are “not at all satisfied” with retirement, accordi
Retirement is making people more miserable than ever before
Market Watch / Posted 26 days ago
retirees than ever say they are “not at all satisfied” with retirement, according to a study published this year from the Employee Benefit Research Institute. The institute used data from the University of Michigan’s Health and Retirement Study,... Read more
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Market Watch
6 things you can do in your 20s and 30s to retire wealthieraccount from your paycheck — it's sent directly to a retirement account. Accor
6 things you can do in your 20s and 30s to retire wealthier
Market Watch / Posted 28 days ago
account from your paycheck — it's sent directly to a retirement account. According to a survey conducted last year by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, less than half of Americans have tried to calculate how much they will need to save for... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Saving America from its meager retirement savingseffect, about 38% of private-sector workers participated in a traditional, defi
Saving America from its meager retirement savings
Los Angeles Times / Posted 29 days ago
effect, about 38% of private-sector workers participated in a traditional, defined-benefit pension plan, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute. As 401(k) plans became more popular, the number of people with traditional pensions... Read more
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CBS News
6 challenges to achieving retirement securityor low-income workers and are particularly vulnerable. Here's just one compell
6 challenges to achieving retirement security
CBS News / Posted 1 months ago
or low-income workers and are particularly vulnerable. Here's just one compelling example of the power of these plans: The Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) projects that more than half (56 percent) of all moderate-income Gen-Xers who... Read more

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