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401(k) Plans: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

October 27, 2014
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Here are some important points employers should consider when offering 401(k) retirement plans.
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Retirement Savings On Course? Depends Whom You Ask, Of Course

October 27, 2014
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Plan sponsors are getting a lot of conflicting information.


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Sorry, ERISA Is Hardly a Failure

September 5, 2014
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Not everyone has a 401(k) at work, but that is irrelevant. Retirement safeguards are in place for workers, and besides, anyone can open an IRA either at a bank or online. 


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ERISA Turns 40

September 2, 2014
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The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 has evolved over the past four decades.
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State of Retirement: Legislators Mull Retiree Funds

August 11, 2014
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Advocates say the best place to address these issues is at the state level, and California is the closest to implementing a state-run plan.


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What Kind of Retirement Guidance Should Be Offered?

July 31, 2014
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What is the trend among large corporations to offer retiring leaders some guidance or preparation for both the financial and emotional impact of retirement? Why do they do it and what types of services do they offer?

— Fact-finding Mission, president, consulting/legal, Los Gatos, California


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By the Numbers, July 2014

July 2, 2014
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The employee cycle; (not) getting schooled; job hop; when I'm 65.
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Home in the Range: Health Care Retirement Costs as Much as a House

June 3, 2014
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A recent study indicated that 48 percent of respondents believe they will need $50,000 to pay for individual health care costs in retirement, but the true cost is estimated at four times that amount.
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‘Working Until I Die,’ the New American Way?

June 1, 2014
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Research shows that not every U.S. worker is saving for retirement, but experts disagree on who’s to blame.
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The Saving Is the Hardest Part

March 6, 2014
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Workers are stashing away cash. It just may not be enough to feather the nest egg for long once they retire.
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