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The Vast Majority of Workers Aren't Making the Most of Their 401(k)

June 23, 2019
By:
Katie Brockman

Your 401(k) makes saving for retirement as painless as possible. You can transfer a portion of each paycheck straight to your retirement account, and if your employer offers matching contributions, you can even earn free money simply by saving.

3 Reasons Baby Boomers Are Behind on Retirement Savings

June 14, 2019
By:
Dori Zinn

“More and more Americans are retiring but so few understand basic facts and strategies when it comes to ensuring that their retirement is a comfortable one,” says David Littell, a retirement expert.

If You Failed that Online Financial Quiz, Relax and Don’t Sweat Your Score

May 17, 2019
By:
Jill Cornfield

Nobody likes to get a poor grade. But those online “test-your-financial-literacy quizzes can be irresistible. They’re short. You think you’ll do pretty well. Then, wham. You failed. How bad should you feel? Probably not very.

Pension Puzzles that Need Urgent Attention in Kenya

April 1, 2019
By:
Arth Shah

Money is a word that resonates well with you and saving is a word that your parents, teachers or relatives always (probably) talk to you about while pension or retirement is a word that you probably don’t take seriously (or you do, if you are ready to retire).

Financial Literacy Awareness Can Greatly Improve

March 18, 2019
By:
Steff Chalk

Financial literacy awareness programs’ impact on retirement savings patterns seems to be headed in a positive direction. Numerous studies on financial literacy awareness conclude that such education efforts do, indeed, have a significant impact on retirement preparedness.