Americans just can't leave retirement savings alone

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Feb 13, 2017
For each dollar saved, 40 cents is withdrawn. Social scientists have a solution.
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America's coming retirement crisis

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Feb 6, 2017
Six in 10 Americans aren't on track with their savings.
Two recessions and almost a decade of sluggish economic growth have offered a reality check on how much Americans should be saving for retirement.
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Why it's important to monitor your retirement fees

Aug 10, 2016
Buried in your 401 (k) plan statements are fees that could cost you tens of thousands of dollars.
A meeting with a retirement adviser 2002 in Miami, Florida, 2002.
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States debut retirement funds as savings crisis looms

Jul 28, 2016
Connecticut and Maryland are the latest to pass bills creating their own investment tools
An elderly couple walk along a wooden walkway on vacation in Germany.
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A certified financial planner weighs in on bad habits

Oct 2, 2015
Put down the impulse purchase and quit neglecting your 401k.

Supreme Court: employers must monitor 401(k) plans

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May 19, 2015
The ruling also makes it easier for employees to sue.

'Converting your pension into a granite countertop'

May 7, 2014
In 2012, one out of five employees took loans out against their 401k plan.

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The person managing your future, revealed

Apr 30, 2014
Like it or not, more and more Americans have their futures tied to Wall Street.

Some employers shift 401(k) matches

Mar 7, 2014
Employees could lose money if their company contributes only once a year

Could the old rules of retirement no longer apply?

Jan 17, 2014
Do the old rules about retirement savings still apply today?