Retirement Planning: Foresee to Provide for the Future

  In a well-known Aesop's Fable, ants stockpile food during the summer bounty, while the grasshopper sings and plays. When winter sets in, the grasshopper starves. The moral of the story is to work hard and plan ahead. In modern times, this lesson can be applied to retirement planning. What Else Does the Fed Survey Reveal About Household Finances? The Federal Reserve's Report Continue Reading

Make Your 401(k) Do Its Job

The battle to get most employees to participate in a 401(k) seems to have been won. A recent survey of businesses both large and small found more than 80 percent employee participation for 57 percent of employers. The survey was done by WorldatWork and the Employee Benefits Institute.* When you add the 16 percent of employers with participation rates between 70 percent to 79 percent, you find Continue Reading