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  • In the NewsDecember 7, 2017

    Saving Enough for Retirement? Check Your Fitness Tracker

    Wearable fitness trackers have promised to get people moving, active, engaged, and connected. One company thinks they can even help people save for retirement. Bank of America received a patent for a system that, among other things, would create a personalized retirement score that could be updated with data from a customer’s fitness tracker. “Even […]

  • In the NewsDecember 7, 2017

    The Unsettling Truth About Women And Retirement

    Many Americans struggle with retirement planning, but women face a particularly dismal outlook. The National Institute on Retirement Security reports that they’re 80% more likely than men to be impoverished at age 65 and older. What’s contributing to the financial insecurity of aging women? Here’s a look at the variables at play. Read the full article.

  • In the NewsDecember 6, 2017

    What’s The Future Of Pensions In Kentucky?

    Kentucky has a looming pension crisis. The commonwealth expects to owe more money for state employees’ and teachers’ retirement than what’s coming in. Gov. Matt Bevin has proposed what he believes is a fix, but it’s been met with outrage by many of the state employees who would be affected. Read the full article.

  • In the NewsNovember 22, 2017

    American Families Deserve a Serious Policy Debate on Retirement Security

    With the debate on tax reform in full swing in Congress, tax incentives for savings appear to have avoided the chopping block. Yet, while sparing them doesn’t make it harder for American families to save for retirement, it doesn’t make it any easier either. There is much tax bill amending and horse trading still to […]

  • In the NewsNovember 15, 2017

    Millennials, Gen X’ers, Baby Boomers: Here’s What To Do About Your Retirement Woes

    Only about 50 percent of working American adults feel prepared to live comfortably in retirement. It’s a figure that remains relatively consistent across age groups, but each generation faces a retirement predicament of its own. We spoke to Jennifer Brown, manager of research at the National Institute on Retirement Security, who has quick advice for three generations on […]

  • In the NewsOctober 28, 2017

    Limit on 401(k) Savings? It’s About Paying for Tax Cuts

    When the benefits adviser Ted Benna first thought up a new type of employee savings plan in 1980, the client he created it for rejected the idea as too risky. After all, no one had previously used the unremarkable section of the tax code called 401(k) to defer paying taxes on money that rank-and-file workers […]

  • Press ReleaseFebruary 28, 2017

    Across Party Lines, Americans Worried About Retirement

    WASHINGTON, D.C., February 28, 2017 – America faces deep political divide, but not when it comes to economic security in retirement. A new report finds that 76 percent of Americans are concerned about their ability to achieve a secure retirement, with that level of worry at 78 percent for Democrats and 76 percent for Republicans. […]