In Focus: Are You Retirement-Ready?

By Sep 2, 2015

Preparing for Retirement

Do you know how much you've saved for retirement? Do your employees? There's actually a simple answer to that. Simply start with a bunch of basic assumptions, including your income and age.


(CNN Money)


Consider This: The Couple that Saves Together, Survives Together

Unfortunately, according to recent research, 43 percent of couples don’t even know how much their spouse or partner earns—and of that 10 percent were off by $25,000 or more.

(SHRM Online)


You Can Help Employees Save More for Retirement, Too

Did you know fewer than 1 in 5 American workers are saving more for retirement now than they were in 2014, according to a new Bankrate.com survey. Here’s how you can encourage workers to think about their futures. And keep the new retirement realities in mind.

(CNBC) and (HR Magazine)


Retirement Plan Education—Take It to the Next Level

Employee retirement plan education has come a long way. It had to. Decades ago when defined benefit pensions were the norm, the only thing employees needed to know was when they were eligible to participate, when they vested in the plan and what benefit they would receive in retirement. Those days are gone.

(SHRM Online)


For More Retirement Resources

Visit SHRM’s Retirement Plans Resource Page
Where you’ll find such items as:


Employees Want Help Deciding How Much to Save

Post-Employment 401(k) Rollovers: Questions HR Should Ask

How Generations View Different Retirement Paths





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