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401(k) Balances Nearly Double Since Recession

While much of the increase reflects a rebounding market, the study found a significant increase in participation and savings rates since the market collapse...

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Women More Concerned about Money in Retirement Than Men

A LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute survey reveals that among consumers aged 50 -75 with $100,000 or more in household income, women are more likely than men to be concerned about running out of money in retirement (46 percent vs. 35 percent). As more workers are expected to fund their own retirement, women may be expressing concern for several valid reasons. ...

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401(k) Balances Nearly Double Since Recession

401(k) account balances have gone up 93 percent, nearly double since the economic downturn in 2009, according to the latest research from the Principal Financial Group. While much of the increase reflects a rebounding market, the study found a significant increase in participation and savings rates since the market collapse, with account balances rising 17 percent in 2013 alone, to ...

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Retirement Income Opportunity to Hit $22 Trillion by 2020

“There is a huge opportunity for the financial services industry to help Americans identify how much income they will need in retirement, develop a plan for investing their portfolio to generate income, while continuing to grow their assets.”

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The Secret to Enjoying a Long and Active Life

Conventional wisdom has usually sided with the impression that those who retire the earliest—those between 55 to 60 years of age, live longer than those who retire later. Wrong.

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No Retirement Planning for One-Third of U.S. Women

Although women are more concerned about the potential risks they face in retirement than men, a new study by LIMRA found that fewer women had completed any of the basic retirement-planning activities.

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How Men and Women Think of Retirement

Although they face the prospect of living more years in retirement than men, women nearing retirement underestimate how much they will need to pay for their future health care costs even more so than men nearing retirement, according to a Nationwide Financial survey.

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