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401(k) Plans: Finding the Right Balance

May 19, 2009


A recent white paper defending employer-sponsored retirement plans could be improved by acknowledging some of the weaknesses of the system, as well as by calling on employers to not cut matching contributions.

Eliminating the 401(k) Match: Penny Wise, Pound Foolish?

April 20, 2009


Last week, Hewitt put out an analysis of U.S. companies suspending their employer 401(k) matches. “Companies Can Save Millions of Dollars by Suspending Their 401(k) Match for Just One Year,” announced the headline of the accompanying press release. According to the press release: [C]ompanies can save, on average, more than $1,500 per employee each year […]