Tag: 401k

Finance Tech, Trading

401(k) accounts are booming. What should investors do?

August 7, 2017


Did you notice that your toe doesn’t hurt because you didn’t stub it today? We tend to pay the closest attention to things when they’re going badly, and the same is true of the stock market. When stocks crashed during […]

Capital, Finance Tech

Why Retirement Savers Are in Better Shape Than Ever

February 2, 2017

Via: Time

On Wall Street, they like to say that a rising tide lifts all boats—meaning that when the stock market is doing well, pretty much every investor benefits. That certainly seems to be the case right now among those with a […]

Capital, Finance Tech

How Working for Yourself Can Boost Your Retirement Savings

January 18, 2017

Via: Time

When Kathleen Keating worked for IBM, she didn’t think much about her retirement plan. She signed up for the company’s 401(k) and left it at that. But at the age of 40, she decided to leave the corporate world and […]

Finance Tech

Making 401(k) enrollment and escalation automatic

October 28, 2015

Via: itCurated

Given the large gap between retirement needs and retirement resources, our retirement programs need to work as well as possible. In the private sector, 401(k) plans, the main vehicle for retirement saving, are not working as well as they could. […]


Chart: Don’t freak out about your 401(k)

August 25, 2015

Via: itCurated

Stocks skidded on Monday, building on the market’s worst week in four years. The mayhem, including a 1,000-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -3.57%   to start the week, has, understandably, caused many retirement savers to question whether […]