Workers in Germany face a similar savings challenge as U.S. workers, according to Fidelity; while workers in the U.K. have an easier outlook, greater longevity means those in Hong Kong may need to save 20% of salary per year.
Tag: Retirement Income
Looking at whether retirees will be able to replace 75% of their final-year earnings, the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College found the number of households at risk of facing a shortfall range from 42% to 60%.
The Retirement Analysis Kit now includes a "bucket strategy."
As a result, they may have lost the opportunity to save six years’ worth of income in retirement, according to a Nationwide Retirement Institute survey.
Great retirement plans can be found in all industries and geographies, says Mel Hooker at Wells Fargo; what unites them is a sense of purpose and an ability for the employer to see the strategic importance of quality benefits.
Findings from a Capital One survey about why employees do not participate in their employer-sponsored retirement plan offers opportunities for education, according to Stuart Robertson.
Nearly three-quarters (72%) of respondents to a TD Ameritrade survey indicated they do not believe Social Security will cover their spending in retirement, and 51% said they do not believe they’ll have more than enough money to cover their needs in retirement.
Based on the results of a new CANNEX study, advisers who are looking to provide clients with guaranteed income should seriously consider both income annuities and savings annuity contracts that offer GLWBs.
Twenty-one percent of workers expect that working in retirement will provide them with a major source of income, but this is only true for 9% of retirees.
Mostly party-line House action this week included passage of the Family Savings Act, which features key provisions drawn directly from the popular Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act.
A look at actively managed versus passively managed equity and bond funds, blended target-date funds, and with more sponsors encouraging retirees to remain in their plan, how defined contribution plans need to address retirement income solutions.
LIMRA SRI found participants who were given an estimate of how their retirement plan account balance would translate to monthly income in retirement took more positive actions and were more confidence in their retirement security.
Democratic Senator Patty Murray says her bill would be a strong first step toward addressing some of the key hurdles facing women as they save for retirement in defined contribution plans; there are also proposed protections for part time workers and lower income individuals.
Vanguard engaged Mercer Health and Benefits to develop a new model to forecast health care costs for U.S. retirees; the effort has resulted in a number of pragmatic recommendations for individuals and employers.
Natixis’ head of retirement reflects on the newly published 2018 Global Retirement Index report, which shows the U.S. continues to slip relative to other developed nations in terms of the strength of its system.
The adviser is in a good position to remind widowed individuals to continue to think about and plan for the long-term financial future—difficult as that may be after the loss of a spouse.
According to Josh Cohen, a big part of PGIM’s strategy as a DCIO provider is to foster conversations across plan sponsors’ own organizations, “presenting them with a framework for frank and practical discussions between the HR and finance functions.”
The integration brings together retirement income planning software with a web- and mobile-based CRM application.
“In this year’s survey, an astounding 85% of respondents paying toward student loans reported that their obligation to repay the funds are impacting their ability to prepare for retirement,” warns Marsha Whitehead, OneAmerica vice president of enterprise marketing.