Tagged: 401(k)

401(k)s & Bipartisanship (Editorial)

401(k)s & Bipartisanship (Editorial)

Opinion

The Retirement Enhancement & Savings Act of 2018, seeks to encourage further employee participation in 401(k) and similar plans, the increasingly important vehicles through which people save for retirement. read more >

401(k) Auto-Enrollment Benefits Employers

401(k) Auto-Enrollment Benefits Employers

Banking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

Automatically enrolling employees in their 401(k) plans, a trend that’s picking up around the United States, can help companies in several ways, according to employee benefits experts in Arkansas. read more >

The Paradox of Optimism (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Paradox of Optimism (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceEditor's Note

An analysis by national correspondent Ryan Cooper for TheWeek.com declared the 401(k) system to be “a blight on the face of the American republic.” That’s the kind of over-the-top headline that is click-bait these days, but when you look at the numbers, the only conclusion one can reach is that a disaster is looming — even if we blame operator error rather than the system itself. read more >