Browsing All posts tagged under »retirement security«

And Watch Out for the Black Helicopters . . .

January 21, 2010


Recent moves by the Obama administration to weigh how the government can encourage workers to convert at least part of their retirement savings into guaranteed income streams has generated fierce opposition in the right-wing blogosphere, with claims that the government is on the verge of seizing workers' 401(k) accounts.

Is More Disclosure Always Better?

January 5, 2010


Supporters of the recently introduced Lifetime Income Disclosure Act say that the bill will help Americans plan for a more secure retirement. But critics contend that providing the information contemplated by the bill could lead to 401(k) participants taking bigger risks than they should.

Roundup of Recent 401(k) Developments

December 4, 2009


A quick roundup of recent news about 401(k) and other defined contribution plans.

The Evolving 401(k) Plan

May 4, 2009


Proposals to provide guarantees to 401(k) plan participants are likely to gain ground as a result of the severe market downturn that has decimated the savings of millions of workers.