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Auto Enrollment Default Savings Rate Increase Does Not Discourage Participation
A research study from Voya Financial revealed a high automatic enrollment default savings rate does not deter participant enrollment, contrary to most employers' outlooks. The study, “How Do Consumers Respond When Default Options Push the Envelope?

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Default retirement savings rates could go much higher | BenefitsPRO
While auto features in retirement plans have proved helpful in boosting both participation and savings rates, a new study indicates that they could be a lot more ...
Digital Nudges the Next Step in Improving Participant Retirement ...PLANSPONSOR

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War of the online banks - The Ledger

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War of the online banks
The Ledger
Goldman Sachs and Synchrony Bank increased savings rates before the June Federal Reserve meeting. After the year's second interest rate hike, several other banks followed suit. A number of banks — including Ally, Barclays and American Express — have ...

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Voya Research Shows Opportunity to Push Default Savings Rates Much Higher in Retirement Plans
PR Newswire (press release)
"The single most important factor for retirement success is a participant's savings rate. If a person hasn't saved enough, then it's virtually impossible for them to achieve a successful retirement outcome," said Charlie Nelson, CEO of Retirement for ...

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Agoura Hills Acorn

Agoura residents big on interest income
Agoura Hills Acorn
Karimzad said the Agoura Hills success story is due in part to the Federal Reserve increasing the federal funds rate, which helped boost the interest rate on savings accounts. The upbeat savings trend might also be due to the growing popularity of ...

Setting Goals Improves Retirement Savings | PLANADVISER
Research finds that participants who set goals are more likely to save more for retirement and more likely to feel confident about retirement—even in the face of ...

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The Wage Gap Is Only Getting Worse, Especially for America's Senior Citizens
In July 2016, working Americans were saving just 5.7 percent of their income. Fifty years ago, that percentage was double what it is today—and, according to a USA Today report, most developed countries have a higher personal savings rate than the U.S..
OECD calls for UK to tweak retirement benefits, maintain close ties with EUPensions & Investments
United Kingdom - OECD.orgOECD.org

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Plug in 3 Numbers to Plan Your Financial Future
NerdWallet (blog)
Those inputs could be just three numbers — your age, household income and current monthly savings rate. For example, a 35-year-old with an annual household income of $85,000 and $100,000 in savings can find out that she'll need $4,958 a month in ...

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Despite All-Time High College Savings Rate, Families ...
Business Wire (press release)
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While saving for college remains at an all-time high with 72 percent of families focused on building their college nest eggs, ...

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The 401(k) Specialist (blog)

American Dream Redefined as Savings Rate Skids - The 401(k ...
The 401(k) Specialist (blog)
Americans are showing a shift in how they define the American Dream as the savings rate drops to a five-year low. How is it affecting retirement?

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