EBRI’s Recent Media Coverage

April 16, 2014

Plan Sponsor“EBRI Presents New DC Approach to Health Benefits”

April 15, 2014

The Register, “Saving for retirement at work?”

April 14, 2014

Wall Street Journal, “MyRA Plans: New Retirement Savings Option for Some”

Employee Benefits Advisor, “Retiree health coverage at crossroads for employers”

April 11, 2014

USNews, “Six Signs You are Not Ready to Retire”

Newsday, “Tools to guide you to your retirement savings goal”

Grandparents.com, “How to Avoid Being Broke & Retired”

Lake County News-Sun“Secret to a successful retirement”

April 10, 2014

The Washington Post“One way to pay for health-care costs in retirement”

CBS Money Watch:  “Nervous about retirement savings? Here’s how to prepare”

April 9, 2014

Fiscal Times, “Why Paul Ryan’s Medicare Plan Won’t Cut Costs”

Workforce Management, “Here Comes the Bride … There Go the Spousal Health Benefits”

April 8, 2014

MarketWatch:  “40% or more could run short in retirement”

April 7, 2014

BusinessInsider, “7 Financial Facts About Americans That May Surprise You”

FinancialAdvisor, “Boomers’ Confidence in Retirement Planning Decreasing”

The Street, “Six Retirement Pratfalls (and How to Avoid Them)”

PlanAdvisor, “Workers Need Planning Help Through Retirement”

Fox Business:  “Young People Not Signing Up for Employer-Sponsored Care Either”

Medical Marketing & Media:  “For consumer-directed plan members, fewer prescriptions”

April 4, 2014

Morningstar: “Update: Social Security Can’t Save Us From the Poorhouse”

April 2, 2014

SHRM, “Do HSAs Lead to a Shift in Prescription Drug Use?” 

April 1, 2014

FinancialAdvisor, “Retirement Anxiety”

KARE, “Retirement and health care: Concerns are off the charts”

AZcentral.com:  “IRAs still useful for many investors despite drawbacks”

Yahoo Finance, “5 Tips for Tightwad Retirees to Loosen Up”

March 31, 2014

Wall Street Journal, “Workers Aren’t as Ready as They Think for Retirement”

Washington Post, “Guess How Much You Need to Save for Health Care in Retirement? Wrong, It’s Much More”

BlackPressUSA, “Blackonomics: The Cost of Getting Old”

PBS News Hour, “Here’s why it might be a good idea to retire in Alaska”

Life & Health Advisor:  “National Retirement Planning Week® 2014 Scheduled for April 7 to 11 — Weeklong Coalition Effort Seeks to Focus Nation’s Attention on Long-Term Financial Goals”

IFEBP, “Plan Now to Celebrate National Employee Benefits Day on April 2!”

March 30, 2014

FreeNewPos, “The Most Ridiculous Mistake Retirement Savers Make”

March 29, 2014

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “Top Fund Manager Says Many Americans May be Unable to Retire”

March 28, 2014

Forbes, “The Skinny on Borrowing Money From Your 401(k)”

BenefitsPro, “New Retirement Research: Action = Results”

Herald-Tribune, “Plan for retirement long before the decision is made”

March 27, 2014

BenefitsPro, “Americans want lifetime income illustrations”

Yahoo! Finance, “This new tool tells you exactly how much damage fees are doing to your nest egg”

Health Populi, “The new math for Rx: HSAs up, adherence down”

Mint Press, “Retirement Wave Could Mean Golden Years For Workers”

March 26, 2014

LifeHealthPro, “Target-Date Assets to Hit $17 Trillion by 2018”

Central Jersey, “Is retirement confidence warranted?”

March 25, 2014

InsuranceNewsNet:  “CDHP Switch Leads to Shift in Prescription Drug Use”

BenefitsPro:  “Expectation of increased retirement age could be slowing”

USAToday, “Boost Savings for Retirement”

BenefitsPro, “CDHP switch linked to lower Rx use”

SHRM, “Debt, Failure to Plan Impede Retirement Savings”

March 23, 2014

MarketWatch:  “Charts show who’s not saving for retirement”

Motley Fool, “The Frightening Facts About America’s Retirement Crisis”

Motley Fool, “Six Excuses That Can Ruin Your Retirement”

Fox Business:  “Retirement Expectations vs. Realities”

March 21, 2014

Bankrate.com, “Obamacare jolts to employer-based insurance”

BenefitsPro, “Expectation of increased retirement age could be slowing”

Wall St. Cheat Sheet, “Americans and Retirement: 3 Worrying New Findings”

March 20, 2014

Washington Post, “Confidence about a comfortable retirement increases among workers with a plan”

Employee Benefit News: “Behavior unchanged by retirement income display”

Townhall Finance, “No tomorrow living for today”

March 19, 2014

Life & Health Advisor: “Confidence Rebounds–for Those With Retirement Plans: EBRI’s 2014 Retirement Confidence Survey”

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “MyRA, worth a try: Obama has a sound idea to help Americans save”

The Street, “If You Don’t Have a Plan, You Probably Have Only $1,000 for Retirement”

ThinkAdvisor, “Lifetime Income Projections Useful, but Workers Not Surprised by Outcome: EBRI”

March 18, 2014

Reuters, “Retirement confidence bounces back, but only among wealthy savers”

USAToday: “A third have less than $1,000 put away”

DesMoines Register, “Retirement confidence highest in seven years”

 Forbes, “Why good news about retirement isn’t so great”

Forbes, “Workers Confident But Unprepared For Retirement In 2014”

Marketwatch, “Retirement survey shows a new income gap”

CNN Money, “Income inequality hits retirement confidence”

Wisconsin Public Radio, “With Less Financial Security, Older Workers Stay On The Job”

Yahoo Finance, “The illusory rebound in retirement confidence”

Fox Business, “34% of Workers Have Less than $1,000 for Retirement”

AARP, “Who’s Feeling Better About Retirement?”

Pensions&Investments, “EBRI: Americans feel better about retirement but still not really ready”

BenefitsPro, “Retirement Readiness Improves in 2014”

Orlando Sentinal, “More U.S. workers are confident of a comfortable retirement”

CNBC, “Retirement confidence rises but data are grim”

Bankrate, “Money makes people confident”

March 11, 2014

Benefits and Pensions Monitor, “Current Benefits Satisfy Workers”

Financial Advisor, “Pre-retirement questions to ask”

Institutional Investor, “As Critics Take Aim, Providers of Target-Date Funds Defend Their Turf “

March 10, 2014

CNBC.com: “The right ways to get workers hooked on a 401(k)”

Marketplace: “Some employers shift 401(k) matches”

Bankrate.com, “Retirement income gap between rich and poor”

HuffPost, “401(k) moves to ease your tax-time blues”

HuffPost, “7 Simple Questions To Help You Plan For Retirement”

March 7, 2014

CNBC, “The right way to get workers hooked on a 401(k)”

Marketplace, “Some employers shift 401(k) matches”

March 5, 2014

BusinessManagement, “Tell young workers: You can fund retirement’

MyFoxNY, “Obama’s Retirement Cap Could Hit Middle Class”

March 4, 2014

FreeNewsPos.com: “50-plus years on the job: An extremely rare bird”

March 3, 2014

The Advocate, “Our Views: Low Assets for Future”

Feb. 28, 2014

Fox Business, “5 Excuses that Can Ruin Your Retirement”

The Community Voice: “MyRA, USARF, and cash balance plans”

Feb. 27, 2014

Epoch Times, “Downward Trend in Americans’ Saving”

Feb. 26, 2014

The Washington Post, “Fact Checker: Is the Affordable Care Act a ‘job killer’?”

HCN, “Spousal Coverage Shifts Could Have Unexpected Consequences”

Credit Union Times, “HSA Contributions Up”

Feb. 25, 2014

StarTribune, “Jobs for Life?”

CNBC, “Most of us making ‘fair’ or ‘no’ progress in savings”

Human Resource Executive Online: “Report: Dumping Spousal Coverage May Not Save Money”

Feb. 24, 2014

Kiplinger, “How to Save More”

U.S. News, “How to take full advantage of your 401(k)”

Buffalo News, “Target-date funds are still a popular path to retirement”

Feb. 20, 2014

Forbes, “Retirement: How to set it and forget it”

LifeHealthPro, “Boomer, Gen X retirement readiness gets a boost”

Feb. 19, 2014

Money News: “Many Still Not on Track for Retirement Despite Stock Gains”

MarketWatch: “This is a retirement saver’s worst mistake — Impulsively cashing out a 401(k) could cost you your retirement”

Consumer Affairs, “Study: retirees not tapping their IRAs”

Feb. 18, 2014

Benefits Pro, “More employers contributing to HSAs, HRAs”

MarketPlace, “Your loyal employees? Always looking for the next job”

BenefitsPro: “Retirement portfolios improved last year”

Life & Health Advisor: “Overall IRA Withdrawal Rates Follow RMD Rule Rates”

Feb. 17, 2014

Motley Fool, “Why soaring markets aren’t enough”

Motley Fool, “Why So Many Retirees Don’t Tap Their IRAs”

Life&Health Advisor, “Overall IRA Withdrawal Rates Follow RMD Rule Rates” 

Feb. 14, 2014

Plan Sponsor: “More Employers Contribute to Employee Health Accounts”

Workforce.com: “Wellness Apps for Workers Becoming More Apropos”

Bloomberg, “Companies squeeze 401(k) Plans”

U.S. News, “Three Steps to Retirement Readiness”

Feb. 13, 2014

EBN, “Baby Boomers, Gen Xers Boost Retirement Income Levels”

Feb. 12, 2014

RollCall, “As ‘Retirement Gap’ Concerns Reach Across Partisan Divide, Senators Propose Savings Solutions”

Business Management, “Survey: Employees like current health benefits, are open to ACA exchanges”

Morningstar: “Update: MyRA plan is good news for younger workers”

Employee Benefit News: “Will employers cut health care options, hours due to ACA delay?”

Feb. 11, 2014

Bloomberg Businessweek: “AOL’s Tim Armstrong Violated Decency, Not Employee Privacy Protections”

CNNMoney, “Can the government get us t save more for retirement?”

Feb. 10, 2014

The Washington Post: “Obama’s ‘myRA’ plan is a start, but it won’t save retirement”

Wausau Daily Herald: “Obamacare cures ‘job lock’: Column”

Feb. 7, 2014

MSN Money, “The Shape of 401(k)s to Come”

Feb. 6, 2014

EBN, “Are market woes cracking your 401(k) nest egg?”

Stephens Point Journal, “Obamacare cures ‘job lock’: Column”

Today, “In debt and desperate? Whatever you do, don’t do this”

Motley Fool, “Retire Rich With Just 3 ETFs”

Kansas City Star, “MyRA is a smart step to promote savings”

Feb. 5, 2014

Forbes, “Sour Grapes From Some Conservatives On The MyRA”

FiscalTimes, “A New Study Paints a Rosier Retirement Picture”

Feb. 3, 2014

Kiplinger, “Don’t Sabotage Your Nest Egg”

CNNMoney, “Finally, a Retirement Plan Friendly to Small Saver?”

Jan. 31, 2014

U.S. News & World Report: “Advice for 20-Somethings: Start Saving for Retirement Now”

Business Record, “Increasing Retirement savings”

Jan. 30, 2014

USAToday, “MyRAs: No need to be hater over savings plan”

Chicago Tribune, “Rich or poor, workers win if firms prod them to save”

Time, “The Problem With President Obama’s ‘MyRA’ Savings Accounts”

HuffPost, “Why Is the White House in Denial About Our Pension Poverty?”

HRBenefitsAlert.com: “Domino effect: Why dropping spouses may not cut health plan costs”

FreeNewsPro, “The Problem With President Obama’s ‘MyRA’ Savings Accounts”

Jan. 29, 2013

LA Times, “Obama’s ‘MyRA’ program unlikely to boost retirement savings”

BloombergBusinessWeek, “Can Obama’s ‘MyRA’ Lure Workers Who Don’t Save for Retirement?”

Reuters, “Is MyRa for Me?”

Wisconsin Public Radio, “Need A Retirement Starter Kit? This Might Help”

Yahoo Finance, “Obama offers “myRA” retirement accounts”

LifeHealthPro, “Obama unveils savings plan for workers lacking 401(k)”

Many Years Young, “Cutting Spousal Benefits May Not Save Money After All,”

Morningstar, “Five Questions to Ask When Taking a Hands-On Approach to Your 401(k)”

Jan. 27, 2014

EBN, “Dodging spousal health coverage policies may hurt employers”

InvestmentNews, “Health savings accounts gain in popularity”

Jan. 26, 2014

IFA, “Shifting spousal coverage could have consequences for employers”

Jan. 24, 2014

Plan Sponsor: “Excluding Spouses from Health Coverage Could Backfire”

MarketWatch, “Many Need a ’401(k) for Life’”

Jan. 23, 2014

The Los Angeles Times: “Retirement prospects are fairly good for people with 401(k) plans”

Investment News: “DOL set to take a look at ‘brokerage windows’ in 401(k) plans”

BenefitsPro, “401(k), Social Security should be enough for most retirees”

Jan. 22, 2014

Plan Sponsor: “Peer Pressure Could Help Raise Deferral Rates”

BenefitsPro: “Researchers point to shift in health accounts”

Financial Advisor, “Social Security And 401(k) Can Replace 60% Of Income”

Employee Benefit News, “EBRI: HRAs flounder and HSAs flourish in 2013”

Morning Call, “Retirement prospects are fairly good for people with 401(k) plans”

Jan. 21, 2014

BenefitsPro, “Most don’t borrow from their 401(k) accounts”

Healthcare Payer News, “HRAs giving way to HSA”

ThinkAdvisor, “HRAs Falling as HSAs Continue to Soar: EBRI”

ThinkAdvisor, “Health Reimbursements by Employers Falling: EBRI”

Jan. 16, 2014

MarketWatch, “How to cut health-care costs in retirement”

MainSt., “New Retirement Account: 51% of Workers Could Benefit from It”

Jan. 15, 2014

New York Times, “Playing the Odds on Saving”

Pttsburgh Post-Gazette, “Target date funds still all the rage to retirement”

Jan. 12, 2014

Wall Street Journal, “What You Know About Retirement Investing Is Wrong”

Wall Street Journal, “The High Cost of Health Care in Retirement”

Seacoastline, “Important to get early start on retirement savings”

Jan. 8, 2014

CNBC.com: “How to talk to an employer about your 401(k)”

Financial Advisor Magazine: “Convincing People to Invest Their Tax Refunds”

Jan. 7, 2014

St. Louis Post Dispatch, “Boeing workers give up pension, but gain job security”

Jan. 6, 2014

MoneyRates, “Why Americans still can’t escape the recession”

Jan. 2, 2014

BenefitsPro, “401(k) balances grew across the board in past two years”

Jan. 1, 2014

Detroit News, “Social Security now more politically secure”

Columbia Business Monthly, “Funding Strategies for a Secure Retirement”

Dec. 31, 2013

HuffPost, “New Year’s Resolution: Help Sen. Warren Preserve Social Security”

Financial Advisor, “401(k) Bottom Line”

Dec. 26, 2013

BenefitsPro, “TDFs gaining ground in 401(k) accounts”

Dec. 23, 2013

Dallas Morning News: “As pensions vanish, workers forced to adjust”

Financial Advisor, “Target Date Fund Use in 401(k) Plans Increasing”

Dec. 21, 2013

LifeHealthPro, “Pensions vs. 401(k)s: Which is better for retirement income?”

Dec. 20, 2012

USA Today: “Employees will pay more for health care in 2014”

Washington Post, “Expect To Pay More For Your Employer-Sponsored Health Care Next Year”

BenefitsPro, “Disruption forecast if health insurance tax breaks change”

BenefitsPro, “Boomers Clamor for Voluntary Benefits”

LifeHealthPro, “Pensions vs. 401(k)s: Which is better for retirement income?”

Employee Benefit News, “Most workers happy with their benefits, salaries”

HCPLive: “Cost Conscious and Engaged in Health Care Decisions”

Dec. 19, 2013

BenefitsPro, “DB plans need 1 to 3 percent accrual rates to equal 401(k) payouts”

BenefitsPro: “HSA enrollments skyrocket – Account holders top 20 million”

MotherJones, “Most Americans Have No Clue How Health Insurance Works in America”

Insurance Broadcasting: “2014 Forecast: Five Trends in Voluntary Benefits”

Dec. 18, 2013

Human Resource Executive Online, “What’s Missing from the Retirement Debate”

Human Resource Executive Online, “Should Robots Pay into Social Security?”

Dec. 17, 2013

Associated Press (via The Daily Record): “Congress targets fed workers’ pensions for savings”

Reuters, “Why your health insurance may soon resemble your 401(k)”

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: “Retirement Tax Incentives Are Ripe for Reform”

Dec. 12, 2013

BenefitsPro, “PPACA puts 1 in 10 full-time jobs at risk, Duke survey says”

Reuters: “Why Minorities are Losing the Retirement Race”

Forbes, “Five Steps to a More Affordable Retirement”

McClatchy News Service, “In budget talks, federal employee benefits on the block”

Stars and Stripes: “In budget talks, federal employee benefits on the block”

Fox Business: “Racial Gap in Retirement Savings Widens”

Dec. 11, 2013

Huffington Post, “How to Increase Your Retirement Confidence”

Forbes, “Myths Surround U.S. Retirement Issues, JP Morgan Exec Says”

Dec. 6, 2013

Wall Street Journal, “Is Your Nest Egg Holding Up?”

Business Insider/Motley Fool, “The Golden Age of Retirement is a Myth”

Business Insider/Simi Valley Acorn, “Resolve to Create a Better Plan in 2014”

Dec. 5, 2013

ACLI, American Benefits Council, and Investment Company Institute: “Our Strong Retirement System: An American Success Story”

Dec. 4, 2013

BusinessJournalism.org, “Detroit’s pension woes will directly impact other municipal benefit plans”

Dec. 2, 2013

Door County Advocate, “Workplace benefits still important to employees”

Dec. 1, 2013

AP: “Leverage time: Retirement savings tips for millennials”

Nov. 29, 2013

L.A. Times, “Fewer dip into 401(k) after job change”

Nov. 27, 2013

MainStreet: “When Changing Jobs Do You Roll Over or Cash Out?”

Nov. 26, 2013

Reuters, “The shape of 401(k) plans to come – and why they’re changing”

Sarasota Herald Tribune, “Retirement and the unplanned health bill”

FEDWeek: “Public Sector Workers Stay in Jobs Longer”

Nov. 25, 2013

AP: “Retirement: It’s hard to think old when you’re young”

Nov. 22, 2013

AP: “Leveraging time: Retirement saving for millennials”

Nov. 20, 2013

Associated Press, “Leveraging time: Retirement saving for millennials”

Marketplace: “You plan your retirement, then you get the health bill”

The Washington Post [Wonkblog]: “Elizabeth Warren wants to spend more on Social Security. But she’s not thinking big enough!”

Nov. 19, 2012

BenefitsPro: “Employees choose jobs based on benefits”

Nov. 18, 2013

Detroit News, “Fewer people cash out 401(k)s after changing jobs”

LA Times, “Workers shun retirement plans”

Madison Press, “What every woman should know about healthcare costs in retirement”

Nov. 15, 2013

BenefitsPro, “More U.S. workers using distributions for essentials”

Life&Health Advisor, “Retirement Plan Participation Generally Stable”

Nov. 14, 2013

The Los Angeles Times: “Fewer people blow 401(k) retirement money on meaningless purchases”

PBS NewsHour: “What If You Outlive Your Savings? How to Close the Retirement Income Gap”

BenefitsPro, “More workers are rolling over lump-sum distributions”

Benefits Canada, “Retirement plan participation remains stable”

Madison.com, “Fewer people blow 401(k) money after job change, study finds”

Nov. 13, 2013

AP, “Fewer participate in company retirement plans”

Wall Street Journal MarketWatch, “Savings look better for 401(k) long-timers”

Benefits Pro, “Workplace retirement plan participation fell last year”

Nov. 12, 2013

Pensions&Investments: “EBRI: More workers saving, but percentage in workplace retirement plans drops”

LifeHealthPro: “EBRI: Plan participation rates higher in public sector”

Pharmacy Choice, “Affordable Care Act making early retirement possible”

Nov. 9, 2013

The Oregonian, “It’s Only Money: The rewards of staying invested through a crisis”

Nov. 7, 2013

Mainstreet.com: “401(k) Boost by 23.5%”

Nov. 5, 2013

Minnesota Public Radio, “In Colorado, A Couple Finds Relief In Obamacare”

The Heartland Institute, “Young Workers, Small Balances, and ‘Extreme’ IRA Allocations”

Nov. 4, 2014

Fiscal Times, “The Biggest Risk to Your Retirement”

QSR, “Millennials Look to Employers for Retirement Guidance”

Nov. 3, 2013

Wall Street Journal, “Five Retirement Myths That Could Cost You”

Nov. 1, 2013

MarketWatch, “Teach your children (to save) well”

Oct. 31, 2013

AP:  “Promises, Promises: A Big One That Got Away”

Wall Street Journal, “As fight over health law rages, President Obama tempers an insurance pledge”

The Exchange, “The Simple Solution for People Locked out of Obamacare”

Oct. 30, 2013

Des Moines Register, “Principal’s Zimpleman accepts industry award”

Your Houston News, “What women today should know about retirement healthcare costs”

Oct. 25, 2013

Sioux City Journal, “Employers push health care savings accounts; consumer groups wary”

Oct. 23, 2013

BenefitsPro: “Will beefing up benefits stall top talent exodus?”

Oct. 22, 2012

San Diego Source: “White House proposes $3M cap on retirement savings”

Forbes, “How Much Of Your Company’s Stock Is Too Much?”

Journal-Gazette, “Start to plan now for successful retirement”

Oct. 21, 2013

USAToday, “Retirement Living: Debt holds many Boomers back”

BenefitsPro: “Median 401(k) account balances on the rise: EBRI”

Seattle Times, “Employers push health-care savings accounts”

Oct. 16, 2013

Philly.com, “Employers push health care savings accounts; consumer groups wary”

Oct. 15, 2013

Fox Business, “Why Some People Choose Work Over Retirement”

Merced Sun-Star: “Employers push health care savings accounts; consumer groups wary”

LifeHealthPro: “PPACA may cut retirement medical savings needs”

Oct. 14, 2013

Chicago Tribune, “Why health savings accounts attract spenders, not savers”

MarketWatch, “The rise of ‘extreme’ retirement portfolios”

Oct. 11, 2013

Kaiser Health News, “Some Good News About Saving for Retirement Health Costs”

Oct. 10, 2013

NBCNews.com, “What’s the worst that could happen? 7 debt-default doomsday scenarios”

Plan Sponsor: “Some May Need Less for Health Care in Retirement”

BenefitsPro: “Unsophisticated allocations threaten portfolios”

Bankrate.com, “Know the Odds on Health Costs”

Oct. 9, 2013

USAToday, “How retirees can rebound after benefits axed”

Oct. 8, 2013

Kiplinger, “Putting Retirement Health Costs in Context”

Forbes, “Will Low Interest Rates Delay Retirement For Boomers And Gen-Xers?”

Oct. 7, 2013

Time, “Americans Are Saving Too Much–Sort of”

US News, “5 Ways Retirement Plans Go Awry”

Detroit News, “Retirement can hurt big earners too, study finds”

Oct. 5, 2013

Wall Street Journal, “How Obamacare Benefits Older Workers”

Oct. 4, 2013

Physicials Money Digest, “High-Income Earners Fare Worse After 65”

Oct. 3, 2013

PlanSponsor, “Factors Impacting Health Care Benefits”

Fox19, “Reality Check: 3 myths about Obamacare”

Tax-News.com: “Study Considers US IRA Reform”

Oct. 2, 1013

MSN Money, “How to retire on a small budget”

Employee Benefit Advisor, “Will debt ceiling debate delay individual mandate?”

Oct 1, 2013

Yahoo Finance, “Why Some People Choose Work Over Retirement”

Investment News, “Web traffic slows access to health insurance exchanges”

Main St., “Long-Term Care is a Senior Issue Desperately Seeking a Solution”

Sept. 30, 2013

HealthLeaders Media:  “US Health Coverage Rebounds–For Now”

Plan Adviser“Some May Fare Better After 65”

Sept. 29, 2013

NBCNews, “Quitting for Obamacare: Trapped workers may seek relief in new health exchanges”

Sept. 27, 2013

CBS Boston: “Your Retirement Plan Is Not a Revolving Savings Account”

The Los Angeles Times: “Retirement hurts big earners too, study finds”

HealthLeaders, “US Health Coverage Rebounds—For Now”

MarketWatch, “Seven Alternatives to Saving for Retirement”

MarketWatch, “After Retireing, High Earners May Feel Poor”

BenefitsPro, “Obama’s budget calls for big changes to 401(k)s, IRAs”

Financial Advisor, “In Retirement, More Could Be Less (And Vice Versa)”

Sept. 26, 2013

LifeHealthPro, “Household income drops 29% after age 65”

Planadviser.com, “Some May Fare Better After 65”

Sept. 25, 2013

Cincinnatti.com, “End of COBRA an Obamacare boon for biz”

NASDAQ, “Are Your Savings Ready to Retiree Too?”

Sept. 23, 2013

Yahoo Finance, “Millionaires’ secrets for retirement planning”

Sept. 18, 2013

HR Executive Online, “Employee Satisfaction with CDHPs Grows”

Sept. 17, 2013

MarketWatch, “Investors too optimistic for their own good”

Sept. 16, 2013

Employee Benefit Advisor, “Workers Keep Pushing Back Expected Retirement Age”

Sept. 15, 2013

Bloomberg News, “Big companies ending retiree health plans adds to taxpayer burden”

Detroit Free Press/USAToday, “Retirement mind shift: Invest in yourself”

Kansas City Star, “Obamacare could encourage more early retirements from baby boomers”

Sept. 13, 2013

Investor.com, “More Employees Are Joining Plans”

BenefitsPro, “Many Expect to Retire After 70,”

Sept. 12, 2012

Deseret News, “Dreams deferred: Boomers delaying retirement plans”

Sept. 11, 2013

Business Insider: “Baby Boomers Have No Idea What To Do With Their Retirement Money”

Huffington Post: “Top 5 Reasons Why Retiring Today Is Harder Than Ever”

Forbes, “5 Health Risks That Can Cost You”

Benefits Pro, “Seven reasons HSAs are taking off”

Salon.com, “Bucking the trend of unemployment among baby boomers”

Business Insider, “Investors Are Seriously Confused By Target-Date Funds”

Sept. 10, 2013

Bloomberg, “NIH Seeking Baby Boomers Helps Buck Trend of Unemployment”

Forbes, “10 Tough Lessons For College And Retirement Savers”

Reuters, ‘The Biggest Unanswered Question About Retiring in America”

Triangle Business Journal, “Don’t panic if you got IBM’s retiree health exchange memo”

Human Resource Executive Online, “The Great Migration”

Sept. 9, 2013

Bloomberg: “GE to IBM Ending Retiree Health Plans in Historic Shift”

Society for Human Resource Management: “Consumer Satisfaction Rises for CDHPs, Still Trails Traditional Plans”

Boston.com: “How to invest in your health care”

Sept. 4, 2013

Plan Sponsor:  “Plan Sponsorship and Participation Are Growing”

ConsumerAffairs.com, “The pension vs. 401(k) debate”

LifeHealthPro, “Survey pegs DC plan assets at $4 trillion-plus in 2018″

Business Record: “Zimpleman to receive another lifetime achievement award”

Sept. 3, 2013

U.S. News & World Report: “Half of Workers Lack Retirement Benefits”

fiftyplusadvocate.com: “Seeking a softer retirement landing”

The Wall Street Journal: “Principal Financial Group Chairman and CEO Named 2013 Lillywhite Award Winner”

NBCNews.com: “As health costs rise, some companies blame Obamacare”

Aug. 30, 2013

MarketWatch, “Duly Noted”

Aug. 29, 2013

Financial Advisor Magazine: “Retirement Plan Participation Rates Up, Contribution Rates Down”

San Francisco Chronicle: “Time might be right for mandatory savings accounts”

BenefitsPro: “CDHP satisfaction rises — But traditional plan popularity slips”

Aug. 28, 2013

BenefitsPro: “More employers offering retirement plans”

LifeHealthPro: “Obama budget proposal would hit retirement savers”

mHealthNews [Blog]: “Consumers ‘get’ mHealth, but do providers care? ”

Aug. 27, 2013

BenefitsPro: “Higher rates to have big impact on proposed cap”

Barron’s: “Boomers Making Bigger IRA Withdraws for Everyday Expenses”

Aug. 23, 2013

Washington Post, “UPS will end health insurance for spouses who can get coverage somewhere else”

New Republic: “Why UPS Spouses Shouldn’t Be (Too) Mad at Obamacare”

Aug. 22, 2013

Bloomberg Businessweek: “UPS Ending Health Plan for Spouses May Signal Broader Cost Cuts”

Fox Business: “First Obamacare Open Enrollment Promises Incentives, Costs”

Aug. 21, 2013

The Washington Post: “Survey: 2013 employer-sponsored health insurance costs rise modestly but outpace wage gains”

Aug. 16, 2013

The Fiscal Times: “Workers: Why Workers Are Botching Their Biggest Investment”

Aug. 14, 2013

Deseret News: “The best industries for a secure retirement”

Millionaire Corner: “Men vs. Women: Where to Retire?”

Aug. 13, 2013

BenefitsPro: “Lump-sum beats annuity by a mile, EBRI finds”

Aug. 8, 2013

Southern Daily Press: “Low Interest Rates a Bane for Gen X-ers and Baby Boomers Alike”

Aug. 7, 2013

Time: “Retirement Income: Here’s a New Tool You Might Actually Use”

Aug. 6, 2013

Fox Business: “How to Refocus Your Retirement with a Rollover”

PolitiFact: “Marco Rubio says patients won’t be able to keep their doctors under Obamacare”

Aug. 5, 2013

Smart Benefits: Switching to HSAs May Reduce Healthcare Spending

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July 31, 2013

The Motley Fool: “The Real Crisis in Employer-Provided Health Insurance”

July 30, 2013

Wall Street Journal, “Retirees Face High Stock Prices and Low Bond Yields”

July 29, 2013

Forbes: “Detroit Is a Tragedy, but the Retirement Crisis Touches Us All—Especially Generation Y”

Daily Finance: “Low Interest Rates: Bad for Retirees, Worse for Gen X-ers”

July 26, 2013

MarketWatch: “401(k) Fee Alerts Go Largely Unnoticed”

July 23, 2013

Fox Business: “Retirement of Baby Boomers at Risk”

Forbes, “‘How I Hit The $1 Million Mark’: Real People Dish On Their Retirement Savings”

July 22, 2013

Institutional Investor, “Claim that 401(k)s Beat Defined Benefit Plans Stirs Controversy”

Rapid City Journal“Kahler: Are you a spender or a saver?”

July 19, 2013

Pittsburgh Business Times, “EBRI: savings in high-deductible plan”

AARP [Blog]: “Retirement Analyses May Send Chills Down Your Back”

On Wall Street, “Low Yields Snare The Young And The Affluent”

July 17, 2013

DailyFinance, “Investing for Retirement: There Are No Excuses”

July 13, 2013

MarketWatch, “10 things boomers won’t tell you”

SmartBrief, “EBRI: Pension performance lags 401(k)s”

July 12, 2013

MarketWatch: “Which are better, 401(k)s or pensions? Study: In some cases, savers end up with more in 401(k)s”

July 11, 2013

Midsize Insider: “Economic Recovery Does Little to Bolster Retirement Confidence”

July 10, 2013

AdvisorOne, “DC Plans vs. DB Plans: Who Won the EBRI Stress Test?”

July 9, 2013

MSN Money, “Will rising interest rates affect your retirement?”

U.S. News & World Report: “How Rising Interest Rates Affect Retirement”

Forbes: “News Flash: 46% of Working Uninsured Are in Large Firms Subject to Employer Mandate”

BenefitsPro, “401(k) outperforms pension in EBRI study”

July 8, 2013

Society for Human Resource Management: “Despite Coverage, High Costs Limit Health Care Access”

July 3, 2013

NAPA Net, “EBRI: Participants Do Better in DC Plans”

Business Management Daily, “Part-time work increasing, part-timers’ health coverage falling”

June 26, 2013

BankInvestmentConsultant.com: “Low Rates Deal Significant Blow to Retirement Plans”

The Wall Street Journal: “Health Care Costs, Not Income, a Retirement Crisis”

June 17, 2013

Forbes: “To Tap Your IRA or Not? That’s the Question”

June 16, 2013

New York Times, “Suddenly, Retiree Nest Eggs Look More Fragile”

June 15, 2013

WealthManagement.com, “The Voice of Reason for Jittery Employers”

June 12, 2013

Fox Business, “Planning for Retirement : Where to Start”

June 11, 2012

AARP, “2013 Retirement Confidence Survey: A Secondary Analysis of the Findings from Respondents Age 50+”

June 9, 2013

Garner News, “Will you be able to retire when you want?”

June 4, 2013

MarketWatch, “Younger savers boost Roth IRAs”

LifeHealthPro, “Traditional IRAs top retirement savings accounts”

June 3, 2013

AARP Bulletin: “Job Hunting for Older Americans: Workers, Retirees Identify Work Uncertainty as Most Pressing Financial Issue”

USA Today/Wall St. Cheat Sheet: “Will U.S. workers ever be able to retire?”

May 29, 2013

CNN Money: “Senior citizens struggle with mounting debt”

California Healthline: “Report: Employers Cut Hours, Coverage Options Before ACA Was Passed”

May 23, 2013

Stillwater Gazette: “Putting too much of your money in company stock”

The Hill’s Healthcare Blog: “Trend toward part-time work, cuts in health coverage predate ObamaCare”

May 21, 2013

Businessweek, “Magical Thinking and Retirement Planning: An Unhappy Pair”

The Motley Fool: “1 Simple Step to Dramatically Improve Your Retirement”

Winston-Salem Journal, “Many underestimate costs of health care in retirement”

May 20, 2013

The Washington Post, “Health care in retirement probably costs more than you think”

Chicago Daily Herald , “Retired couples may need $220K for health care”

Benzinga, Boomers Are Cashing in Their IRAs Early According to Report

May 16, 2013

Financial Advisor Magazine, “Baby Boomers Withdrawing IRA Money Too Fast, Survey Says”

Bloomberg Businessweek: “Younger Seniors Are Burning Up Their IRAs”

May 15, 2013

New York Times, “Taking a Closer Look at a Proposal to Limit Tax-Deferred Savings”

Reuters, “Stern Advice-Retiring on 0.25 percent a year”

Employee Benefit News, “EBRI: Low interest rates could ding retirement plans”

May 13-14, 2013

The Washington Post: “Health law lets young people stay on a parent’s plan or buy their own insurance”

U.S. News & World Report: “10 Reasons Critical Illnesses Pose Retirement Risk”

Pensions & Investments, “EBRI finds financial calculators help people set more realistic savings goals”

AdvisorOne, “Low Interest Rates Wallop Retirees: EBRI”

Investment News: “RIS 2013: Are clients saving too much money for retirement health care? – Cadillac coverage may not be a good fit for those with specific quality-of-life wishes”

May 12, 2013

Highlands Today, “Work until you drop”

May 9, 2013

Forbes, “Five Ways To Save Your 401(k)–And Your Retirement”

Financial-Planning.com, “Low Interest Rates Could Ding Retirement Plans, EBRI Warns”

May 7, 2013

Detroit Free Press: “Susan Tompor: Michigan’s 529 college savings plan ranks highly”

May 6, 2013

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: “Retirement often comes earlier than planned, survey shows”

May 3, 2013

Fiduciary News: “Exclusive Interview: Frontline Producer Explains Controversial 401k Documentary — The Ugly” [3rd in a series of 4 articles]

Fox Business: “9 Things Your Aren’t Doing With Your Retirement But Should”

April 30, 2013

New York Post: “Obama’s budget clipping 401(k)s: Eyes $2.7M lifetime limit on contributions”

April 29, 2013

The Washington Post: “Kitchen Table Economics: Dallas Salisbury”

Chief Investment Officer: “Preferential ‘Treatment’” [From aiCIO magazine’s April issue: a column by Nevin Adams on tax treatments of 401(k) plans]

April 26, 2013

The Motley Fool: “Don’t Be One of These Statistics: How to Plan for Retirement”

April 25, 2013

MobiHealthNews: “Consumer-driven health plan members are richer, healthier, educated, but not younger”

Employee Benefit Adviser: “PBS special slams 401(k)s”

April 24, 2013

LifeHealthPro: “How (and why) to bring better retirement planning to the worksite” 

April 23, 2013

USA Today: “Retirement and health care: Concerns are off the charts”

Reuters: “Analysis: Boomer downsizing trend hasn’t materialized yet, but may”

April 22, 2013

MarketWatch: “Tax benefits of retirement savings in jeopardy — Commentary: Decreasing savings could endanger U.S. economy”

April 18, 2013

MarketWatch: “Retiree medical costs vastly underestimated”

FierceHealthPayer: “Dependent young adults cost insurers extra $2M, research shows”

April 16, 2013

NBCNews.com: “Experts: Obama’s IRA cap would impact upper middle class”

Plan Sponsor: “Budget Proposals for Retirement Savings–A Deterrent or Not?”

OregonLive.com: “Time to rethink retirement as Social Security and Medicare define it”

April 15, 2013

The Wall Street Journal: “Will the Government Shrink Your IRA?”

Fox Business: “How to Invest Leading Up To–and In–Retirement”

LifeHealthPro: “Young adult coverage used most for pregnancy, substance abuse”

California Healthline: “Study: Health Care Costs Higher for Young Adults Newly Covered by ACA”

April 12, 2013

Politico, “Youg adults getting help under PPACA”

The Wall Street Journal’s Washington Wire: “Young Adults on Parents’ Health Plans Cost More”

Plan Sponsor: “Adult Dependent Coverage Bumps Up Employer Cost”

Bloomberg: “Maybe Past Performance Does Predict Your Savings’ Future”

April 11, 2013

Forbes: “Could Obama’s Plan to Curb the Boss’ Tax Breaks Hurt Workers’ Retirements?”

Credit Union Times: “Retirement Industry Looks Askance at $3 Million IRA Cap in Obama Budget”

April 10, 2013

U.S. News & World Report, “Obama Budget Proposes Cap on Retirement Savings”

CNNMoney, “Obama to Propose Limits on IRAs for the Rich

Pensions & Investments, “EBRI: Retirement savings cap impact will be greater as interest rates rise” 

Plan Sponsor: “Savings Cap Could Affect Up to 5% of Participants”

The Coloradoan: “Watt: Survey shows faltering confidence in a comfortable retirement”

April 9

New Haven Register: “Connecticut Money: Workers face big obstacles saving for retirement”

April 8

The Wall Street Journal: “The Case for Spending It — After All, There’s More to Life Than Amassing Assets”

April 3

Post-Tribune, “Retirement cash crunch is looming”

April 2

Tampabay.com, “Saving for retirement must be a priority in tight times”

March 31

Newsday, “Many older workers can’t afford to retire”

Financial Engines, “EBRI Survey Captures Worker Pessimism about Having Enough to Retire”

March 30

InvestmentNews, “Advisers can boost retirement readiness but calculators can do more”

The Reporter, “Are women retirees really much poorer than men?”

March 28

Mutualfundreform.com, “New EBRI Study Finds Americans Not Confident About Their Retirement”

March 26, 2013

The Wall Street Journal: “Retirement Is No Holiday from Debt”

The New York Times: “Declining Wealth Brings a Rising Retirement Risk”

March 21, 2013

Chicago Tribune: “The retirement confidence game”

Investment News: “401(k) loans usually not taken out frivolously, lawmakers told — Permanent withdrawals and cash-outs cause most harm”

March 20, 2013

Pensions & Investments, “EBRI survey: Growing number ‘not at all confident’ about sufficient retirement savings”

The Washington Post: “Strapped for retirement, more hope to work longer”

The Washington Post, “Retirement is a Numbes Game”

MSN Money: “Retirement crisis ahead for boomers and Gen Xers”

Workforce: “Yes, They Worry: Nearly Half of U.S. Workers Uncertain About Retirement”

March 19, 2013

Wall Street Journal, “Workers Saving Too Little to Retire”

AP, “Market Rebounds, but Retirement Confidence Does Not”

US News & World Report, “10 Reasons to Worry About Your Retirement”

Baltimore Sun, “Workers’ confidence about future retirement sinks”

USA TODAY, “Confidence in retirement continues to flail”

DeMoines Register, “Workers’ views on retirement are grim, survey finds”

CNNMoney, “Retirement Confidence at Record Low”

Christian Science Monitor, “Most Americans’ Savings Under $25,000″

The Hill, “Few confident in value of future Medicare benefits, survey finds”

PlanSponsor, “Saving for Retirement Easier Said Than Done”

Huffington Post, “Retirement Confidence at a Record Low”

Investment News, “American’s Retirement Confidence Remains at All-Time Low”

International Business Times, “Most US Workers Ill-Prepared To Retire, Survey Finds”

Business Insider, “Retirement Confidence Hits a Record Low”

March 14

Reuters, “Getting a handle on those retirement health “billions”

The New York Times: “Pushing Back Retirement, and Not Always for Money”

LifeHealthPro [Opinion]: “Fiscal cliff? What about the retirement cliff?”

Employee Benefit News: “Medical savings accounts on the upswing”

Manning & Napier: “Increased Savings: The Best Risk Management Tool in the Retirement Readiness Equation” [A White Paper by Manning & Napier]

March 13

Employee Benefit News, “Medical savings accounts on the upswing”

March 11, 2013

Plan Sponsor: “Americans Underestimate Retirement Health Care Costs”

Millionaire Corner, “Debt Levels Threatening Retirement Security: Report”

March 7, 2013

New York Times, “The War on Entitlements”

March 4, 2013

U.S. News & World Report, “7 Obstacles to Saving for Retirement”

March 3, 2013

Employee Benefit News, EBRI: 1 in 5 seniors outspend their income by 50% or more

Feb. 27, 2013

The Heartland Institute, “Health Insurance Premiums Are Going Up”

Kiplinger, “Are You Saving Enough?”

NBCNews.com, “Not-so-golden years: Over 75, burdened by debt”

Feb. 26, 2013

Reverse Mortgage Daily, “Housing Key Driver of Spiking Debt Among Older Households”

NorthJersey.com, “Elderly carrying more debt than in the past”

Feb. 25, 2013

Business Finance Magazine, “Link Round-Up: Good Benefits = Job Acceptance”

Fox Business, “Older Americans Increasingly Burdened With Debt”

The Sacramento Bee, “Many aging boomers balk at retirement”

Feb. 22, 2013

Financial Advisor, “Oldest Americans’ Debt Load Increases”

Credit Union Times, “Senate Explores Ways to Improve Retirement Security”

Feb. 21, 2013

The Hill, “Health accounts remain popular despite health law’s restrictions”

Plan Sponsor, “Contributions to HRAs/HSAs Growing”

Plan Sponsor, “Campaign Provides Employee Education Opportunity”

BankInvestmentConsultant.com, “One in Five Senior Americans Outspend Their Income by 50% or More”

Feb. 19, 2013

The New York Times, “Some Employers Could Opt Out of Insurance Market, Raising Others’ Costs”

CNN Money, “Six secrets to a dream retirement” 

Business Administration, “EBRI Review Shows Long-Term Improvement in 401(k) Balances”

Feb. 18, 2013

Money Magazine, “Six Secrets to a Dream Retirement”

Feb. 15, 2013

MarketWatch, “Factors that affect retirement readiness”

Feb. 14, 2013

Mother Jones, “Will Boomers and Gen Xers Be Able to Retire?”

Employee Benefit News, “State of the Union fact-check: Is PPACA slowing health care cost growth?”

PLANSPONSOR, “EBRI Shares Factors That Impact Retirement Readiness”

Feb. 13, 2013

U.S. News, “Rising 401(k) Balances Helping Retirements Recover”

Feb. 11, 2013

Dallas Morning News: “Workers planning to stay on the job longer to keep health coverage”

Feb. 5, 2013

PLANSPONSOR, “EBRI Challenges Study About Retirement Plan Tax Incentives”

Feb. 4, 2013

Washington Post, “Everybody’s working for the…health care benefits”

Jan. 31, 2013

PlanSponsor: “EBRI Challenges Study About Retirement Plan Tax Incentives”

Insurance News Net: “Workers Plan to Work Longer to Keep Coverage”

Jan. 30, 2013

LifeHealthPro, “Combined assets of HSAs, HRAs now top $17.8 billion”

IFAwebnews.com, “HSA and HRA plans show renewed growth, according to study”

Jan. 29, 2013

LifeHealthPro, “EBRI: Nearly three quarters of 401(k) plans include target date funds”

Jan. 25, 2012

The New York Times, “Older, but Not Yet Retired”

Jan. 22, 2013

Time Magazine: “Flashpoint: Young Workers with a 401(k) Finally Get Diversified”

Jan. 19, 2013

LifeHealthPro, “EBRI report: Differences in pension plan rules determine annuitization rates”

Jan. 18, 2013

Plan Sponsor: “Pension Rules Drive Annuity Decision”

Jan 17, 2013

CBS News, “Why age 70 isn’t the new 65″

Jan. 11, 2013

The Doctor Weighs In, “Cost-conscious health consumers are adopting personal health IT”

Jan. 9, 2013

Insurance News, “EBRI: Fewer employers offer health insurance to retirees”

Jan. 8, 2013

Dallas Morning News,  “Health insurance a key benefit for employees”

Employee Benefit News, “EBRI: Should US tax health benefits, workers will look elsewhere”

Jan. 6, 2013

Employee Benefit News, “EBRI: Average US job tenure rises

Jan. 3, 2013

mobihealthnews, “Consumer-driven health plan members more likely to use health apps”

Dec. 31, 2012

Healthcare Finance News, “EBRI: Consumer Directed Health Plan Members more likely to research healthcare costs”

Dec. 28, 2012

PhysBizTech, “Survey: Workers would seek alternatives if health benefits taxed”

Dec. 27, 2012

CNBC.com, “Can We Fix Health Benefits Without Changing a Thing?

Dec. 26, 2012

PhysBizTech, “Survey: Workers would seek alternatives if health benefits taxed

Today.com, “With fewer opportunities, Americans are staying at their jobs longer

Dec. 23, 2012

Insurance News Net, “Consumer-Driven Health Plan Participants More Cost-Conscious

Dec. 21, 2012

Kansas City Star, “Possible health tax is a concern”

Plan Sponsor, “Workers Value Tax Advantages of Health Benefits”

Dec. 18, 2012

Human Resource Executive Online, “The New 401(k)”

Dec. 14, 2012

Forbes,  “Will Your Retirement Be Thrown Off the Fiscal Cliff?”

Reuters, “Your Money – Use it or lose it: 10 surprising ways to drain FSAs”

Dec. 6, 2012

TIME, “How Much Should You Save for Retirement?”

Dec. 4, 2012

Huffington Post, “While Illinois Hits Bottom, Lawmakers Get Top Dollar”

Dec. 3, 2012

Plan Sponsor, “What Age Groups Are Most Retirement Ready?”

Nov. 30, 2012

Plan Sponsor, “Large Firms Drive Self-Insured Plan Growth”

Institutional Investor, “Surge of Baby Boomer Saving Will Transform Capital Markets”

Nov. 29, 2012

Plan Sponsor, “Retirement Plan Participation Rates Stalled”

The Hill, “Self-insured health plans on the rise, study finds”

Nov. 28, 2012

CNBC.com, “Is Women’s ‘Retirement Gap’ Really a Pay Gap?”

Nov. 24, 2012

San Antonio Express, “Say bye-bye to retirement health care benefits”

Nov. 20, 2012

Employee Benefit News, “EBRI: A couple in retirement could need $400000 just for health care

DailyFinance, “Health vs. Wealth: Are Employees Making the Right Benefits Choices?”

Nov. 16, 2012

MarketWatch, “Health-care bill in retirement: $240000″

Nov. 15, 2012

Motley Fool, “The Right Amount to Save for Retirement”

Nov. 14, 2012

U.S. News & World Report, “How Your Investment Choices Compare to Your Peers”

New York Times, “A 401(k) That Never Runs Dry”

Financial-Planning.com, “Health Care May Cost Nearly $400K for a Retired Couple”

Nov. 13, 2012

Chicago Sun-Times, “With Obamacare now a reality, employers choose strategies”

Nov. 2, 2012

MarketWatch, “Health coverage shrinks for young retirees”

Fox Business, “How to Pass Wealth Between Generations”

Nov. 1, 2012

Wall Street Journal, “Big Firms Overhaul Health Coverage”

Accounting Today, “Men and Women Make Similar IRA Allocations”

American Banker, “HSAs: A Health Care Trend Worth Preserving”

CBS MoneyWatch, “The 9-step retirement plan”

Lexology, “Fewer employers are offering retiree health benefits, report finds”

Oct. 31, 2012

Financial Advisor Magazine, “401(k) Ownership Grows as IRA Ownership Falls, Says Study”

Retirement Income Journal, “Sex has little effect on IRA asset allocation: EBRI”

Oct. 27, 2012

Financial Advisor Magazine, “401(k) Ownership Grows As IRA Ownership Falls, Says Study”

CNBC.com, “Another Reason Workers May Stay on the Job Longer”

Oct. 26, 2012

LifeHealthPro, “EBRI: savings required to meet retirees’ prescription drug decline”

Governing, “As Retiree Health Benefits Decline, Exchanges Seen as Saviors”

Dallas Morning News, “Retirees need a bit less savings for future health care needs, study finds”

Plan Sponsor, “Age, Account Balance Affect IRA Equity Allocation”

Oct. 25, 2012

Insurance News Net, “EBRI: Consumer-driven health plan members growing more content”

Oct. 24, 2012

Financial Advisor Magazine, “Fewer Employees Receive Retiree Health Benefits”

Investment News, “Employer-sponsored health benefits for retirees dying out — Number of companies that offer medical coverage for former workers dwindling”

Christian Science Monitor, “More Americans tap retirement funds. Is that OK?”

Chattanooga Times Free Press, “Personal Finance: IRS increases contribution limits on retirement plans”

Oct. 23, 2012

MarketWatch, “Retirement ‘Savings Week’ highlights savings gap”

New York Times, “Weighing the Odds of Disability, for Insurance Purposes”

Oct. 17, 2012

DailyFinance.com, “How to Fix the Retirement Savings Crisis”

Oct. 16, 2012

The Fiscal Times, “Tax Reform: $200B a Year to Get People to Save?”

Reuters, “US local governments take budget knife to retiree health plans”

Oct. 15, 2012

Investment News: “Getting employers to boost deferral rates is not easy”

Reuters: “So you’ve got an HSA, now what do you do with it?”

Oct. 13, 2012

MarketWatch, “How you can find your ‘second act’ in retirement”

Oct. 11, 2012

The New York Times: “This Election, a Stark Choice in Health Care”

Oct. 10, 2012

The Wall Street Journal: “When ‘Eight’ Isn’t Enough — What’s Your ‘Magic’ Retirement-Savings Number?”

Oct. 8, 2012

USA TODAY, “Boomer women worry more about financial future”

Oct. 6, 2012

Millionaire Corner, “Retirement Readiness: Ownership in 401(k)s on the Rise”

 Oct. 5, 2012

FedSmith.com, “Future Retirement: Federal Workers In Good Shape”

Oct. 4, 2012

Health Populi, “U.S. health insurance updates from Kaiser, EBRI and the Census Bureau; uninsurance related to poor health”

InvestingAnswers, “5 Surprisingly Dangerous Places to Stash Your Emergency Cash”

Oct. 3, 2012

The Fiscal Times: “End the Health Care Tax Break: Reduce Coverage?”

The Cherokee Ledger-News: “Securing your financial future, strategies for establishing a nest egg”

Oct. 2, 2012

UPI.com: “More insured, fewer via private health care”

LifeHealthPro: “Retirement tools to consider: Fixed indexed annuities and in-service withdrawals”

Oct. 1, 2012

California Healthline: “Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Declining, Report Finds”

Sept. 30, 2012

Insurance News Net, “Employment-Based Health Coverage Continues Decline; Uninsured Rate Shrinks as Public Coverage Grows”

Sept. 28, 2012

Chicago Tribune, “70 is not the new 65″

Forbes, “How Career Switchers Can Boost Retirement Savings”

Insured Retirement Institute: “Work and Retirement: Current Workers Expectations vs Retirees Real Experience”

Sept. 27, 2012

AdvisorOne, “Ownership of 401(k) Plans Rise, While IRAs Fall”

PI Online: “EBRI: DC balances account for more financial assets despite their declines”

Sept. 26, 2012

AHIP, “New EBRI Survey Shows Individuals Continued Satisfaction With Health Plans”

Sept. 25, 2012

The Hill, “Survey finds widespread doubt about Medicare’s future”

LifeHealthPro, “EBRI: Consumers still confident about health care”

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Sept. 22, 2102

Stamford Advocate, “Don’t count on the lottery to pay for retirement”

Sept. 21, 2012

PLANSPONSOR.com, “EBRI App Targets Retirement Savings”

Sept. 20, 2012

Senior Housing News: “Senior Care Costs Push Retirement Age to 80s for Some Seniors”

Home Channel News: “The bright side of high-deductible health plans”

Sept. 18, 2012

USA Today, “Test-drive retirement before taking it on the road”

Sept. 17, 2012

Reverse Mortgage Daily, “Reverse Mortgage Need to Rise With New “Normal” Retirement Age?”

Sept. 13, 2012

The New York Times, “Should the 401(k) Be Reformed or Replaced?”

Sept. 12, 2012

Accountingweb.com, “EBRI Rolls Out Free Retirement Savings App”

Sept. 11, 2012

New York Times (Bucks column), “Working to 70 May Not Solve Savings Shortfall” 

Sept. 10, 2012

benefitspro.com, “EBRI iPhone app to help younger workers save for retirement”

Sept. 9, 2012

About – News & Issues, “Unsafe at 70?”

Sept. 7, 2012

CBS News, “Do you need to delay retirement to age 70…or 84?”

Fox Business, “Are Your Savings Ready to Retire, Too?”

WorldatWork, “Satisfaction Levels Rising for CDHPs, Slipping for Traditional Plans”

Sept. 6, 2012

Kansas City Star, “’Lifers’ show a loyalty that is now rare in workplaces”

The Huffington Post, “Long-Term Unemployment: A National Crisis for Older Workers”

Financial Advisor Magazine, “EBRI Recognizes Sharpe For Enhancing Americans’ Economic Security”

FedSmith.com, “Can You Retire on $25k?”

Pensions & Investments, “Sharpe named Lillywhite winner, will speak at conference”

Sept. 5, 2012

The Wall Street Journal, “Making Your Retirement Assets Last”

FierceHealthPayer, “Enrollees more satisfied with consumer-directed health plans”

WTOP, “Working to 70 won’t solve your problems”

 Dallas Morning News, “Working to age 70 not necessarily a boost for retirement savings”

Sept. 4, 2012

TheStreet.com, “Ready To Retire At 70 — Or 84?”

USA Today: “6 challenges affecting the American worker”

The Plain Dealer: “You may not be able to retire until you’re 70 – if then (poll)”

Kaiser Health News:  “Research Roundup: Satisfaction among Health Plan Types”

Sept. 3, 2012

The Fiscal Times, “Labor Day Blues for Families with Stagnant Income”

August 30, 2012

Forbes, “New Study: Working Until Age 70 Isn’t Enough”

MarketWatch, “For retirees, 70 may not be the new 65″

Wall Street Journal, “When Working Until 70 Isn’t Enough”

Workforce Management, “Working Longer No Lock for Comfortable Retirement”

August 29, 2012

AdvisorOne, “After Election, Tax Preferences for Retirement, Health Benefits Likely on the Chopping Block”

USA Today: “Employers try new ways to cut health costs, study says”

August 28, 2012

Minneapolis Star Tribune: “Low interest rates throw wrench into retirements”

August 24, 2012

Smartmoney.com, “Are Advisers Sexist about Social Security?”

August 22, 2012

Industry Market Trends, “Working through Our Golden Years”

August 21, 2012

Fox Business, “Retirement Savings Poll: Don’t Call it a Comeback”

August 20, 2012

Kansas City Star, “For many boomers, ‘retirement age’ is a moving target”

August 17, 2012

LifeHealthPro, “SOA Survey: More than One-third of Pre-retirees Don’t Plan to Retire”

August 16, 2012

Home Channel News, “Provider networks, premiums drive health plan choices”

August 13, 2012

CCH, “401(k) plan eligibility key factor in retirement readiness, EBRI finds”

August 8, 2012

MSN Money,  “Why you may retire in poverty”

August 7, 2012

Prudential Retirement, ” Better Participant Outcomes Through In-Plan Guaranteed Retirement Income”

CCH,  “Provider Networks, Premiums Key Factors in Health Plan Choice”

August 2, 2012

Insured Retirement Institute, ” Women and Retirement — Overcoming Retirement Income Challenges Facing Women”

July 31, 2012

Investor’s Business Daily: “Pros and Cons of Borrowing from Your 401(k) Account”

July 30, 2012

DesMoinesRegister.com [Blog]: “Harkin unveils plan to fend off country’s impending retirement crisis”

July 24, 2012

Employee Benefit News, “Traction seen for DC health plans, private insurance exchanges”

Rockford Register Star, “Private sector offered flexibility on pensions”

October Three: “Tax reform and 401(k) fairness”

July 20, 2012

Insurance News Net, “Provider Networks, Premiums Key Factors in Health Plan Choice”

July 19, 2012

AdvisorOne, “Housing Starts Rise, but So Do Housing Stops”

CNBC.com [Blog]: “Are Company Cutbacks Helping or Hurting Pension Plans?”

Plan Sponsor: “Most Employees Not Given a Choice of Health Plans”

Fox Business: “Get Health Insurance with a Part-Time Job”

July 17, 2012

CBS News, “The secret to a successful retirement”

July 13, 2012

WebMD Health Services, “What If? The Push to Consumer Driven Health Plans”

Huffington Post, “5 Myths About Public Employee Pensions”

July 12, 2012

CBS News, “Reduce your odds of needing long-term care”

July 11, 20

LifeHealthPro: “A Combo Plan for Boomers”

July 9, 2012

AP, “New law gives US companies a break on pensions”

July 5, 2012

Smart Business Network: “How to use self-funded insurance to lower costs and tailor health plans to your employees”

July 3, 2012

Senior Housing News, “Forbes: Can a Nursing Home Stay ‘Ruin’ an Individual’s Finances?”

July 2, 2012

AISHealth: “Despite the type of health coverage they have, Americans complain of difficulty in accessing health care services”

CBS Money Watch: “Will an inheritance bail out your retirement?”

June 27, 2012

Kaiser Health News, “Health Policy Groups Prepare for Day of Spin”

U.S. News & World Report, “5 Ways the Media Tries to Scare Retirees”

June 26, 2012

Fox Business, “Easy Fix for Retirement Problems: Work Longer”

Dallas Morning News, “Nursing home stays deplete wealth”

OregonLive.com, “SIMPLE ways out of fee-heavy workplace retirement plans”

June 25, 2012

Fox Business, “Cost of Living Out Life’s Grand Events”

June 23, 2012

nwitimes.com, “Boomers are spending more on housing than the generations before”

June 22, 2012

Kaiser Health (via Gant Daily): “Health Law Is Mixed Bag for Employers”

Fortune, “Health care reform: Freedom for disgruntled workers?”

Pontiac Daily Leader, “How women can take control of their financial future”

Heritage Foundation, “Saving the American Dream: The U.S. Needs Commonsense Health Insurance Reforms”

June 20, 2012

CBS Boston, “Will You Have Enough Money To Last Through Retirement?”

Advisor One, “Medicare, Taxes, Retirement Are Targets in Hearing”

24/7 Wall St., “Eight Things to Do If You Haven’t Planned for Retirement”

June 19, 2012

Senior Housing News, “EBRI: Extended Nursing Home Stays Send Retirees to the Poor House”

June 16, 2012

U.S. News & World Report, “How Nursing Home Stays Ravage Finances”

Planadviser.com, “401(k) Eligibility a Key Factor in Retirement Readiness”

AdvisorOne, “Almost Half of Gen X Retirements ‘At Risk’”

InvestmentNews, “Nursing homes bleed assets dry: Study”

June 15, 2012

PlanSponsor, “Nursing Home Stays Deplete Seniors’ Assets”

PlanSponsor, “401(k) Eligibility Key Factor in Retirement Readiness”

U.S. News, “How Nursing Home Stays Ravage Finances”

U.S. News, “8 Scary Retirement Facts”

LifeHealthPro, “LTCI Watch: 1in7 Got Coverage”

Employee Benefit News, “Health care barriers remain, regardless of insurance plan type”

CantonRep.com, “How women can take control of their financial future”

Wells Fargo Advisors, “The New Retirement: Making Different Choices”

ACHP, “EBRI: High Deductible Health Plan Participants Report Higher Access Issues”

June 12, 2012

The Fiscal Times, “5 Shocking Predictions about Retirement in America”

June 11, 2012

Wall Street Journal, “Get Retirement Saving Back on Track”

Wall Street Journal, “The Best In…Financing Your Future” (Nest Egg Calculations)

June 7, 2012

BusinessWeek, “Stocks helped lift US household wealth in Q1″

AdvisorOne, “Individuals’ Combined IRA Balance Higher Than Overall Average”

U.S. News & World Report, “Why Retirement Prospects Are Brighter Than They Seem”

Financial Advisor: “How Much Do People Really Have in IRAs?”

Smart Investor, “EBRI Study: Retirement Readiness Rises with Age

Employee Benefit News, “EBRI data: Workers remain financially frozen”

June 6, 2012

CBS News: “Delaying retirement? Here’s how to make it work”

June 5, 2012

The Republic, “Seniors struggle under growing debt load”

May 30, 2012

Forbes, “We Are Not Prepared for Long-Term Care”

Deseret News, “Poverty, hunger among retirees increasing”

Senior Housing News, “EBRI: Poverty Rates Rising Among Retirees; Nursing Homes Draining Assets”

May 29, 2012

CNN Money, “What’s a realistic retirement age?”

AdvisorOne, “More Americans Aging Into Poverty”

Baltimore Sun, “Seniors grow old under debt”

The Huffington Post, “Postponing Retirement: Record Number of Americans Choosing to Stay at Work”

May 25, 2012

Plan Sponsor, “More Workers Estimated to Be Retirement Ready”

Business Insider, “Workers Have Dropped Health Care Plans At An Alarming Rate”

May 24, 2012

AdvisorOne, “More Americans Aging Into Poverty”

The Tennessean, “High deductibles, unexpected hospital bills produce sticker shock”

Kaiser Health News, “Report: Employer-Based Health Insurance Shows Decline”

LifeHealthPro, “EBRI: Health Benefits Picture Changes”

ThinkProgress, “Fewer Workers Receiving Insurance Through Their Employer”

May 23, 2012

Wall Street Journal, “Employment-Based Health Coverage Is Waning”

Kansas City Star, “Percentage of health coverage at work is declining, study says”

MoneyNews.com, “Study: Older Americans Are Quickly Getting Poorer”

Reverse Mortgage Daily, “EBRI: Poverty Rising Among Retirees As Bad Economy Depletes Assets”

May 22, 2012

U.S. News & World Report, “Poverty Increasing Among Retirees”

Wall Street Journal, “Poor Old Americans”

May 21, 2012

Philadelphia Inquirer, “Retired couples may need $240000 for health care”

Pensions & Investments, “EBRI savings education director to leave”

May 17, 2012

Standard-Examiner: “Recession Drained Savings”

Capital Times“Plain Talk: Tinkering with state retirement courts disaster” 

May 16, 2012

Forbes, “How to Overcome the ’5 Forces Conspiring Against Your Savings’”

CNBC.com:  “Exclusive: Over 55 and jobless, Americans face tough hunt”

May 15, 2012

Registered Rep, “Five Ways to Change Your Clients’ Retirement Math”

May 14, 2012

New York Post, “50% have no health coverage: study”

USA TODAY, “Recession added debt, drained families’ savings”

May 11, 2012

AdvisorOne, “EBRI’s Salisbury on Auto-IRA Plans: Nobody Likes a Mandate”

May 10, 2012

The New York Times, “Making Sure Money’s Still There When It’s Needed”

Washington Examiner, “Retired couples may need $240000 for health care”

Pensions & Investments, “EBRI’s Salisbury honored with public service award”

May 8, 2012

Above the Market, “Realistic Retirement Planning”

May 7, 2012

U.S. News & World Report, “5 Steps to Greater Retirement Self-Reliance”

The Advocate, “Political Horizons for May 6, 2012”

May 3, 2012

AllGov.com: “Old Age Is Increasingly a Gateway to Poverty”

Dallas Morning News: “Social Security trustees’ report should be a wake-up call”

LifeHealthPro, “A Healthy Way to Save for Retirement”

Forbes, “Could We See the End of the 401(k) as We Know It?”

May 1, 2012

AARP News, “Poverty More Likely As Adults Age”

Plan Sponsor: “Individuals in CDHPs More Educated”

April 30, 2012

Fox Business, “How my retirement went missing”

PBS NewsHour: “Top 10 Things to Know about High-Deductible Health Plans”

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: “Defined benefits are being re-imagined”

April 27, 2012

Philadelphia Inquirer: “Will Obamacare spell the end of employer health coverage?”

Plan Sponsor, “Rate of Poverty Among Seniors Increased”

Plan Sponsor, “Fewer Workers Have Access to Health Benefits”

Insurance News Net, “Those in Consumer-driven Health Plans More Educated, Healthier”

April 26, 2012

The Washington Post: “ISO an affordable backup to employer-based health coverage”

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: “1 in 7 people over age 85 live in poverty, study finds”

April 25, 2012

LifeHealthPro, “EBRI: Part-Time Status Shuts More Out of Coverage”

The Hill, “Fewer employers offering health benefits, study says”

Washington Post, “Study: Fewer employers are offering health insurance”

April 23, 2012

The Wall Street Journal: “Congress Eyes 401(k)s Again”

New York Post, “Feds eye retirement-fund tax to cut $16 trillion-plus deficit”

CBS News, MoneyWatch, “Are your retirement goals divorced from reality?”

April 18, 2012

Plan Sponsor: “Experts Share Testimony at Ways and Means Hearing”

AdvisorOne, “Unintended Consequences Lurk in Retirement Overhaul”

Time: “The 7 Biggest Retirement Planning Mistakes”

April 17, 2012

Investing Answers: “Catch Up on Retirement Savings in 5 Simple Steps”

April 16, 2012

CBS News, “Why keep working?”

CNBC Poll: “Do You Plan to Work an Extra Year or Two Before Retiring?”

Registered Rep., “A Vexing Retirement Planning Problem? Predicting Health Care Costs”

CNN: “Without health care reform, 20-somethings out of luck”

April 12, 2012

LifeHealthPro, “HSA Providers Report Strong Account Growth”

April 11, 2012

Business Finance Magazine: “Target Date Funds Growing More Popular but Still Misunderstood” 

April 10, 2012

NASDAQ, “Retirements survey finds many tripping over financial hurdles”

Forbes, “Cold Hard Reality: You Must Save For Retirement”

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, “Learn to get most from medical savings account”

April 9, 2012

CNNMoney, “Haggling for health care: Ways to lower your bills”

The New York Times, “In Target-Date Funds, a Hodgepodge of Styles”

April 5, 2012

CCH, “Retirement confidence remains at historically low levels, EBRI Says”

Business Insider, “There’s No Way This Many Boomers Are Retiring”

April 4, 2012

Minneapolis Star Tribune, “Why we don’t want to retire”

TIME, “6 Myths About Saving for Retirement”

April 2, 2012

Financial Advisor Magazine, “The Anatomy Of The Boomer Retirement Market”

The Desert Sun, “Not too late to get your retirement on track

DesMoinesRegister.com: “Higher insurance costs loom for employees who fail to meet health goals”

March 29, 2012

Central Valley Business Times, “More part-time workers lack health coverage”

March 28, 2012

Chicago Tribune, “Building retirement confidence”

The Ledger, “Seniors Finding Way Back Into Work Force”

March 27, 2012

Bloomberg: “Wise Ways to Spend a Tax Refund”

U.S. News & World Report, “Why Americans are Delaying Retirement”

March 22, 2012

Philadelphia Inquirer,Philly Inc: Not many are confident about their retirement savings

 March 21, 2012

Plan Adviser,  “Changing Tax Treatment of 401(k)s Will Reduce Accounts”

CBS News, “What happens when you retire with little savings?”

Pensions & Investments, “EBRI survey points to a crisis of confidence on retirement”

March 20, 2012

CBS News (MoneyWatch), “4 moves to make you confident of your retirement”

Lake Stevens Journal, “State Workers’ Pensions Central in WA Budget Battle”

March 19, 2012

Benefitspro.com, “EBRI: Just One in Seven Workers Evince Confidence about Retirement Nest Egg”

Pensions & Investments, “EBRI survey points to a crisis of confidence on retirement”

STLtoday.com, “The retirement crisis: Even when we need to work longer, many of us can’t”

Christian Science Monitor, “Retirement planning: Stocks rebound, not confidence

 
 

March 16, 2012

Forbes, “Why Retirement is Keeping You Awake at Night”

Insurance News Net, “Report: Health-care law increased insurance coverage of 19- to 25-year-olds”

Reverse Mortgage Daily, “American Retirement Confidence Takes a Hit on Jobs Fear”

businessinsurance.com, “Dreams of comfortable retirement ebb among Americans: EBRI”

producersweb.com, “Retirement confidence, savings remain low: EBRI”

ebn.com, “Workers uneasy about retirement, but delaying saving due to economy”

March 15, 2012

 
 
 
 
 
Legal Broadcast Network (via YouTube):  “Annuity News Now” [Host Scott Drake interview with EBRI Research Director Jack VanDerhei discussing findings from EBRI’s 2012 Retirement Confidence Survey]
 
 

March 14, 2012

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

March 13, 2012

Bloomberg, “Majority of American Workers Have Less Than $25000 in Savings” 
Pensions & Investments, “Dreams of comfortable retirement ebb among Americans, says EBRI
MarketWatch, “2012 Retirement Confidence Survey: Job Insecurity, Debt Keep Retirment Confidence at Historic Lows
U.S. News & World Report, “6 Ways Spending Changes in Retirement
Fox Business, “How to Tell if Your 401(k) Plan is Great or Lousy

March 8, 2012

Employee Benefit News, “Do buyers view LTC coverage as a license to spend?”

Princeton Daily Clarion, “Annual savings survey reveals continuing decline in family finances”

Reuters, “REFILE-YOUR MONEY: How low must retirement withdrawals go?”

March 7, 2012

LifeHealthPro, “EBRI: LTCI Boosts Overall Retiree Spending”

TheReporter.com, “Social Security myths”

March 6, 2012

Reverse Mortgage Daily, “Healthcare Costs Skyrocket, but Housing Still No. 1 Expense”

March 1, 2012

Chicago Tribune, “What’s your retirement number?”

Senior Housing News, “Report: Going Without LTC Insurance a “Potentially Catastrophic” Risk”

Feb. 28, 2012

The Tennessean, “Workers fear more cuts in retirement benefits”

Feb. 27, 2011

AARP News, “The Takeaway: How Much Does Retirement Really Cost?”

Feb. 24, 2012

Reuters: “How much does retirement really cost?”

MoneyRates.com: “Retirement savings: how do yours measure up?”

Feb. 23, 2012

MSN Money, “Your single dumbest 401k move”

U.S. News & World Report, “Longevity Is for the Young, Too”

Managed Care Magazine: “Consumer Directed Coverage Makes Market Inroads”

Bloomberg BusinessWeek: “Most Affluent Would Raise Social Security Age, BofA Survey Finds”

Feb. 22, 2012

Bradenton Herald, “Careful planning needed to meet retirement health care needs”

Feb. 21, 2012

msnbc.com, “Tough times keep older workers from retiring”

Aging Workforce News: “EBRI Report on Labor Participation Rates”

Employee Benefits News, “EBRI shows HSA benefits aren t picking up as expected.”

Danbury News Times: “Employers have an option with HDHP coverage”

Feb. 20, 2012

New York Post, “Retire funds for dummies”

Feb. 19, 2012

Arizona Republic, “Tax policy, retirement saving are intertwined”

Feb. 18, 2012

LifeHealthPro, “EBRI Report: 4 in 10 Boomers Ages 55 and Older are Working”

Financial Advisor Magazine, “Older Americans Continue Working In Record Numbers”

Fort Worth Star Telegram, “Figuring out retirement saving and spending”

Ct Post, “Employers have an option with HDHP coverage”

Feb. 17, 2012

Forbes, “Older Workers Staying On The Job”

San Francisco Chronicle, “Biggest Expenses For Retirees”

Kansas City Star, “Older workers continue to pull down jobs”

Employee Benefit News: “Employer contributions to health accounts fall as individual contributions rise”

Investment News: “Biggest expense for Americans over 50? Not health care”

Feb. 16, 2012

U.S. News & World Report, “How Spending Priorities Change as We Age”

Workforce Management, “Biggest Expense for Americans Over 50? Not Health Care”

Plan Sponsor: “Account-Based Health Plans See Continued Growth in 2011”

Feb. 15, 2012

msnbc.com, “Retirees tighten the belt, but still struggle”

AdvisorOne, “Housing, Health Costs Top Expenses for Older Americans”

Smartmoney.com, “The Dumbest Investment Move”

San Francisco Chronicle, “How Retirement Attitudes Of Baby-Boomers And Gen-Xers Differ”

Workforce Management, “Getting Minorities to Buy In on Retirement”

Feb. 14, 2012

Fox Business: “Income in Retirement: Aim for Your Target”

Feb. 10, 2012

The Huffington Post: “Generation Y Doesn’t Trust the Stock Market, But Is Heavily Invested in Stocks”

Business Insider, “Gen X Women Are Closing The Gender Investing Gap”

Feb. 8, 2012

MutualFundWire.com, “Stocks Make Gen Y Say ‘Never, Never’”

The Chicago Reporter, “Latinos Fall Through Insurance Safety Net”

The Wall Street Journal, “Saving up for Medicare”

Feb. 7, 2012

The Wall Street Journal: “Gen Y: The Kids Are All Right”

Business Insider: “Build a Nest Egg That’ll Last Until Your 100th Birthday”

Feb. 6, 2012

New York Post, Medical malpractice

Feb. 3, 2012

U.S. News & World Report, “Why Target-Date Funds Make Sense for Younger Investors”

Feb. 2, 2012

LifeHealthPro, “Health Accounts Continue to Grow in Numbers, Assets”

Jan. 30, 2012

AdvisorOne: “401(k)s to Overtake Pensions as Primary Retirement Vehicle in 2012: State Street”

AdvisorOne: “Outlook 2012: Retirement — Boomer Surveys Tell Us They’re Happy (Even If Broke)”

Jan. 25, 2012

U.S. News & World Report: “Senior Finances and the Great Entitlements Debate”

Kaiser Health News: “Health Plans Launch Own Exchanges Ahead of Public Versions”

Jan. 24, 2012

U.S. News & World Report: “How to Save Enough for Retirement”

SmartMoney.com: “Lessons for Retirees from Kodak’s Bankruptcy”

Jan. 23, 2012

New York Post, “It’s a life’s work”

Forbes, “10 Sex Tips for Better Looking Health Insurance”

Jan. 20, 2012

Washington Post, “Health Law is Working”

Business Finance Magazine: “January HR Roundup: From 401(k) Plans to Health Care Coverage”

Jan. 19, 2012

Bloomberg:  “Congress’s Six-Figure Benefits Add to $674 Billion U.S. Pension Shortfall”

MSN Money, “Secrets of the 401k millionaires”

Jan. 18, 2012

AdvisorOne, “Americans Raiding Savings, Retirement Accounts”

Washington Post, “Report: Young adults making gains under health-care law”

Financial Advisor Magazine, “Older Americans Cutting Health Care To Save Money”

Bloomberg: “Look at Jobs Before Leaping on Older Retirement: Peter Orszag”

Jan. 17, 2012

LifeHealthPro:  “EBRI: Health Account Enrollment Jumps”

Jan. 16, 2012

About.com: “Older Americans Risking Health to Save Money”

CNBC.com Insight: “Recovery at risk as Americans raid savings”

Jan. 15, 2012

Wall Street Journal: “Secrets of the 401(k) Millionaires”

Jan. 13, 2012

Insurance News: “New Health Law Increased Insurance Coverage of Adult Children”

CCH: “Surveys Find Weak Economic Outlook Leads Workers To Delay Retirement”

Human Resource Executive Online: “One in Five Older Americans Are Cutting Back

National Journal: “Republican Candidates Get Lucky on Health Insurance”

LifeHealthPro: “EBRI: Health Account Enrollment Jumps”

Jan. 12, 2012

Smartmoney.com: “For Some Target Funds, History Repeats”

InvestmentNews: “Boomers roll the dice, skip meds to make ends meet”

Seeking Alpha: “Good News And A Caveat For Young Retirement Investors”

Jan. 11, 2012

LifeHealthPro: “EBRI: PPACA Helped Young Adults”

Jan. 10, 2012

SmartMoney.com: “Secrets of the 401(k) Millionaires”

Jan. 9, 2012

Wall Street Journal, “How to Make Your 401(k) Plan Work Harder”

Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinal, “Florida has lowest rate of workers saving in a employer retirement plan”

Jan. 6, 2012

Chattanooga Times Free Press: “Personal Finance: Take full advantage of retirement savings options”

American Medical News: “More consumers choosing high-deductible plans” and “Health reform after 2014: Not so universal coverage”

Jan. 4, 2012

Bloomberg BusinessWeek: “Professional Women and a Secure Retirement”

StaffingTalk.com: “ObamaCare and the Changes in Employee Health Insurance”

Jan. 3, 2012

Kansas City Star: “2011 showed small but steady changes in employee health insurance plans”

Jan. 2, 2012

AdvisorOne, “Top 10 Worst States for Workers in Retirement Plans”

American Medical News, “More consumers choosing high-deductible plans”

Dec. 30, 2011

FedSmith.com, “Study: Older Americans Expect to Work Longer; Many Expect to Never to Retire”

Dec. 28, 2011

Chicago Tribune, “Before shredding the safety net, consider the state of older Americans

Patch.com, “Frugal Family: New Year, New Savings Strategy”

Dec. 27, 2011

Reuters, “Retirement pros have questions for candidates”

Dec. 22, 2012

AdvisorOne, “Expected Retirement Age Increases, But Percentage of ‘Never Planning to Retire’ Falling”

Dec. 21, 2012

401khelpcenter.com – EBRI Releases Latest 401k Plan Asset Allocation Study: 401k Investors Pursue Greater Balance After Bear Markets.

Bloomberg, “Younger Investors Aren’t Shy About Putting Stocks Into 401(k)ks”

Financial Advisor Magazine, ’401(k) Portfolios Becoming More Balanced’

Insurance News Net, “Build a Retirement Income Fortress for Your Clients”

Dec. 16, 2011

Statesman Journal, “Americans expect to retire older and “never”

Dec. 14, 2011

Kaiser Health News, “High-Deductible Health Plans On The Rise”
Business Insider, “Say NO To Retiring At 80: Maximizing Company Benefits”

Dec. 13, 2011

LifeHealthPro, “EBRI Finds 9% of Health Plan Members in High-Deductible Heck”

The Fiscal Times: “Consumer Alert: “High Health Deductibles Coming”

Dec. 8, 2011

LifeHealthPro: “EBRI Survey: Number of Americans who Plan to Work to Age 70 on the rise”

Consumer Affairs, “Older Workers Giving Up on Retirement”

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011

Some recent news coverage of EBRI research:

Tax Reform Implications for Retirement Savings:

Wall Street Journal, Don’t Mess With My 401(k)!

PlanSponsor: EBRI Finds Tax Reform Proposals Likely to Reduce 401(k) Balances

PlanAdviser: EBRI: Tax Reform Proposals Likely to Reduce 401(k) Balances

DesMoinesRegister.com, Mess with 401(k) tax deferrals, and people will save less

AdvisorOne, Tax Reform Effort Looks to Slice 401(k) Savings

Employee Benefits news,
Tax reform proposals likely to reduce 401(k) account balances

Business Insurance, Many 401(k) participants would be hit hard by proposed tax changes 

Other Coverage:

Daily Breeze: Financial Planning for Retirement (Retirement Confidence Survey)

Jackson Citizen Patriot, Percentage of workers with health insurance declined after the economic meltdown

City Journal, Is There a Retirement Crisis?

Smartmoney.com, 10 Things Baby Boomers Won’t Say

Business Insider, How Much Should You Put In Your 401(k)?

Insurance News Net, Too Young To Think About Retirement? Think Again! [Black Enterprise]

NorthJersey.com,Health savings likely small

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011

Human Resource Executive Online“Redefining Defined Contributions”

Forbes“Triple Threats to Retirement”

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011

NPR, Saving For Retirement: How Much Do You Need?

PlanSponsor, Employment-Based Health Coverage Continues to Decline

 

Friday, Sept. 23, 2011

Financial Planning, “Investors Stick With Target Date Funds Despite Market Turmoil”   

USA Today, “How state lawmakers pump up pensions in ways you can’t”

 

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011

Business Finance, “Changes Coming to Retirement Plan Tax Treatment?

Daily Finance, “The Next Big Threat to Your 401(k): A Tax Break Shake Up”

Minneapolis Star-Tribune, “Wieffering: In health insurance, choice doesn’t come free”

 

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011

Reuters, “401(k) break at risk as policymakers mull retirement shift”

 (Sept. 13) NPR, “Perry’s Social Security Take: Boon For Rivals, Bane For Party”

 (Sept. 13) Kaiser Health News, “Rate Of Uninsured Stays Flat In 2010, Census Reports”  

(Sept. 10), InsuranceNewsNet.com, “How to Protect Aging Clients’ Finances” 

(Sept. 8), Investor’s Business Daily, “Young 401(k) Members Home In On Target-Date Funds”

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011

CBS MarketWatch, “Will you need 135% of your salary in retirement? Figuring out your income-replacement rate is no easy task”

Monday, Aug. 22, 2011

(Aug. 28, 2011) Shreveport Times, “Study says retirement confidence down, but don’t panic”

(Aug. 26, 2011) Post Crescent, “Some Wisconsin health plans exempted from new coverage rules”

Monday, Aug. 22, 2011

(8/21/2011) Retirement Planning, “Putting Off Retirement Coupled With 401(k) Equals Success”

(8/18/2011) SecondAct, “Older People Struggle with Financial Decision-making”

(8/17/2011) SecondAct, “5 Need-to-Know Trends in Today’s Job Market”

Friday, Aug. 12, 2011

Chicago Tribune, “Tracking the steady annuity”

(8/11/11) Registered Rep., “Why Working in Retirement Can Pay Dividends for Your Clients – If They Can Pull It Off”

(8/11/11), The Hill’s Congress Blog: “Department of labor fiduciary rule: Major unintended consequences”

(8/10/11) CCH, “Capping tax-preferred 401(k) contributions would hurt both high and low income employees, EBRI says”

 

Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011

Motley Fool, “America’s IRAs Are Crawling in the Slow Lane”

Daily Finance (AOL), Laura Rowley, “How to Plan for Retirement Amid Stock-Market Mayhem”

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:  “Stockholders at Loss Over Steepest Drop Since 2008”

Monday, Aug. 8, 2011

SmartMoney:  “The 2011 Correction: Another Bad Turn for Boomers”

Center for American Progress:  “Top 10 Reasons Middle-Class Retirement Is at Risk”

Pensions&Investments, http://www.pionline.com/article/20110802/REG/110809956 (Aug. 2)

Monday, July 18, 2011

Americans keep delaying retirement (Atlanta Journal Constitution blog)

Job 2.0: Dreams, financial need put seniors back in the hunt for jobs  (Bellingham Herald)

Investment and Economic Commentary Second Quarter 2011 (Fund Mastery.com)

Union workers’ health insurance better protected from recession (Community Statesman Journal)

Retirement Is Not A Guess | Best Atlanta Wealth Management (Best Atlanta Wealth Management)

Can you afford your retirement? (Daily Herald)

Retiring: What’s the plan? (Hattiesburg American)

Good Graph Friday: More benefits for union members (msnbc.com)

Investigate Before You Invest | Tavis Smiley | PBS

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Private exchanges offer alternative (Politico)

Report sounds alarm bell over Americans’ retirement plan (The Christian Science Monitor)

Saving for retirement not what it used to be: Follow these steps for smoother financial transition (New York Daily News)

Retirement: It’s Not All a Crapshoot (Smartmoney.com)

EBRI Cap on taxpreferred 401ks would clip large and small earners … (Investment News)

Fox Business – Latest News – DC Wants Your 401(k) Money (Fox Business)

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

401khelpcenter.com – Analysis: Capping Tax-Preferred 401k (401 (k) Help Center.com)

Health Reform Talk: Eliminating tax benefits for employer-provided (Healthcare-Legislation Blog Spot)

Time to re-examine your retirement plans? (Emporia Gazette)

PLANSPONSOR Perspectives: “Starting” Points (Plan Sponsor)

Friday, July 8, 2011

2014: The Year the Pie Changes? (National Underwriter Life and Health Insurance News)

Health Exchange Rule – What’s Vital To Success? (Kaiser Health News)

Corporate fitness programs survive hard times (Washington Post)

The Retirement Savings Crapshoot: 5 Ways to Improve Your Odds (Huffington Post Blog)

GAO Report Puts Annuities on Center Stage (Insurance News Net (press release)

Planning on retiring someday? How does 80 sound? (WWL First News)

Delaying retirement might not improve your financial prospects (Washington Post, Philly.com, HeraldNet)

How cleaning your bathroom can cost you $47000 (Fox Business)

US retirement assets hit $18 trillion again: ICI (Retirement Income Journal)

Eighty Is the New 65  (San Diego Reader)

Market Wrap-Up for July 6 (WLT, WFC, BAC, MMM, COST, JPM, more) (Dividend.com)

Work-based health plans caught in deficit debate (Kansas City Star)

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Young investors being too conservative? (Boston Globe)

EBRI research looks at how IRA owners invest their assets 063011 (CCH.com)

Retirement savings can be more secure with a few tips: Delay retirement, avoid (New York Daily News)

The Insurance Industry’s Scheme to Circumvent Reform and Make You (OpEdNews)

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Working at 80: Putting off retirement past 65, once optional, now (Palm Beach Post)

4 Ways for Parents to Help New Grads (Smartmoney.com)

Aging Workforce News: EBRI: Delayed Retirement May Not Be Enough (Aging Workforce News)

How cleaning your bathroom can cost you $47000 (MoneyRates.com)

ProducersWeb – EBRI researcher analyzes annuity price change effects (Senior Market Professional)

Statistics and Probability Answers | Hypothesis test, According to (Cramster.com)

Friday, 6/24/11

Stern Advice: Early retiree health care mess may improve (Reuters)

PRI • Pacific Research Institute • Will Employer-Sponsored Health  (Pacific Research Institute)

PLANSPONSOR.com – EBRI Finds Economy Health Coverage Link (Plan Sponsor)

IRA investment mix varies by age, but not gender  (Minneapolis Star Tribune Blog)

Report: Economy Drives Insurance Coverage (National Journal)

Market Wrap-Up for June 23 (BMY, XOM, CVX, PAYX, TWC, more) (Dividend.com Blog)

Monday, 6/20/11

Will Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Survive ObamaCare? (Forbes Blog)

How Much Are We Really Saving in Our 401(k)s? (Smartmoney.com Blog)

Shape Your Financial Future With Allianz Life Marketwire (press release)

Pension detectives pin down retirement benefits (Post Gazette)

No going back: Employers’ cuts hit workers’ spirit  (Arizona Republic)

EBRI Sheds First Light on Asset Allocation by IRA Owners | Advisor One (Advisor One)

Friday, 6/17/11

Will Congress slash your 401(k) tax break? (Reuters Blogs)

Study Says You Might Need to Work into your 80s…But Where? (Forbes Blog)

Will an Older Work Force Increase Costs?  (Business Finance Magazine)

ANALYSIS: Employer-based health care system is crumbling fast, may not survive (iWatch News)

Retirement Security Disappears? | Orange Juice (Blog)

Dying in the Harness | Retirement Reform Policy | NCPA.org (NCPA.org)

Enrollment Up in High-Deductible Health Plans (MedPage Today)

Tuesday, 6/14/11

Room for Debate: A Running Commentary on the News (New York Times)

Study: Just Working Longer Not Enough To Cover Retirement Expenses (Consumer Affairs)

Employers Spruce Up Benefits to Keep Older Workers, BofA Says (Bloomberg)

Americans at risk for retirement (MarketWatch)

Bummer: Most of us won’t be able to retire until our 80s (TG Daily)

10 Things You Should Know About Your IRA – Yahoo! News (U.S. News & World Report, YahooNews)

Here’s how to avoid sabotaging your 401(k) plan  (USA Today)

IMHO Chances Are (PLANADVISER.com)

EBRI Study Retiring at 65 outofreach for many Americans 80+ more (Huliq)

Monday, 6/13/11

Saving the Future for a Longer Life (Heritage.org Blog)

Retirement planning requires financial assumptions (The Republic)

Low-Income Americans Will Need To Work Into Eighties To Survive (News One, Huffington Post)

everythinguneedtoknowoninsurance: money no enough? (Blog)

Retirement account tips: Taking the worry out of your future finances (Alexandria Echo Press)

MOST AMERICANS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO AFFORD RETIREMENT UNTIL THEIR 70′s New (Sky Valley Chronicle)

Have 401(k) plans succeeded? (Shreveport Times)

Most American’s won’t be able to retire until their 80′s | Video (Blog)

Articles – Employee Benefit Adviser (Benefit News)

NewsDash – June 8, 2011 (Plan Sponsor)

Why Working Longer Won’t Close Retirement Shortfalls – Yahoo! News (Yahoo.com)

Friday, 6/10/11

Why Working Longer Won’t Close Retirement Shortfalls (U.S. News & World Report)

Delaying Retirement Doesn’t Guarantee Success (U.S. News & World Report)

Edward Jones aims to add to East Tennessee presence (Knoxville News Sentinel)

Markets lift US corporate plans in 1st quarter (Pensions & Investments)

Many will have to work into their 80s (MarketWatch)

Some employers reboot health insurance plans modeled after 401(k) (Minnesota Public Radio)

The Deficit And Your Retirement (Forbes)

Study Shows Employees Will Need to Work into Their 70s or 80s (Go Banking Rates)

Wednesday, 6/8/11

Many May Need To Work ‘Far Beyond’ 65, Says Study (Financial Advisor Magazine)

Contributing to 401k past 65 key to secure retirement EBRI finds (Pensions & Investments)

Postponing retirement past 65 still no guarantee of affordability (National Post Blog)

PLANADVISER.com – Delaying Retirement no Guarantee of Affording (Plan Adviser)

New study: Many will have to work into their 70s and 80s to afford (Atlanta Journal Constitution)

You Can Work Till You’re 80 and Still Run Short – Regulatory (Life and Health Insurance News)

Monday, 6/6/11

Life Inc.: Where the health insurance is (msnbc.com)

Bob Powell, Editor at Retirement Weekly, discusses Medicare a bit more (WRKO.com)

Why an income plan is essential for a baby boomer’s retirement success (Scranton Times-Tribune)

Rising Health Care Costs Call For Delayed retirements | Finance (Finance Blog)

The Aging Population: A Growth Market Worth Examining (Seeking Alpha)

Research on Brookdale Senior Living Inc. and Sunrise Senior Living Inc (Marketwire)

Thursday, 6/2/11

Research on Brookdale Senior Living Inc. and Sunrise Senior Living Inc Marketwire (press release)

Discouraging Retirement Savings Is No Way to Reduce the Federal Deficit  (Heritage.org Blog)

PLANSPONSOR.com – Income Differences for CDHP and nonCDHP (Plan Sponsor)

PLANADVISER.com – Most IRA Assets in Equities (Plan Adviser)

Rising Health Care Costs Call For Delayed Retirements – buy (Pub Articles.com)

 

Tuesday, 5/31/11

Experts Dispute GAO Study That 401(k)s Only Benefit the Wealthy (Advisor One)

Funding of corporate pensions up to 84 percent | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011 (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Measuring the worth of preventive health initiatives (Kansas City Star)

A Look at How IRA Owners Invest – The Best Life (usnews.com) (US News)

Pension detectives help pin down retirement benefits (ScrippsNews)

CEOs retire young, not workers: CEOs can still retire younger, not (Orlando Sentinel)

CDHP Enrollees More Educated, Healthier, and Higher-Income Than ( CDHC Solutions Mag)

In Your 40s? Time to Assess Your Retirement Savings – delcotimes.com (Delcotimes.com)

5/26/2011 – The Morning Consult (The Morning Consult)

Thursday, 5/26/11

MendozaLine: The EBRI estimated in its 2010 Retirement Confidence (Huffington Post)

Pros and Cons of the Healthcare Reform Law (Registered Rep)

New study from the Employee Benefit Research Institute shows how (Blog Smart Money)

Retirement concerns plague baby boomers (UPI)

Deer in the Headlights: IRA Asset Allocations, 2008 – Distribution (National Underwriter)

 

Monday, 5/23/11

How to Cope With a Forced Retirement  (U.S. News & World Report)

Health Care Costs; EBRI & Fidelity reality check (HealthView Financial web site)

Federal Workers Late to Feel Pension Pinch (Washington Post and Fiscal Times)

Report: Employers to see 2012 medical costs jump | BenefitsPro (Benefits Pro)

5 percent pay cut on the table: How increasing your retirement (Federal Times)

Ensuring retirement income: Immediate vs. longevity annuities (Benefits Pro)

Retirees face squeeze on health care costs – JSOnline.mobi (Journal Sentinel)

PCMA Blogs » Blog Archive » Baby Boomers Look Toward Retirement (PCMA Blog)

Retirement Education: The More the Better  (Insurance News Net (press release)

Friday, 5/20/11

New study from the Employee Benefit Research Institute examines (Smart Money)

Retirement Savings Ideas: Annuities; Auto-Enrollment; 401(k) Plan Loans (National Underwriter Life and Health Insurance News)

Lessons Learned: Transparency key to health care savings (Nashville Business Journal)

Fix your money mistakes: Not enough risk (CNNMoney)

EBRI survey – Precious Metals IRA (Web site)

Thursday, 5/19/11

Get ready for Social Security, Medicare meltdowns (MarketWatch)

Senate Bill Would Limit Using 401(k)s as Rainy-Day Funds (Bloomberg)

Retiree Plans Brace for Change (Human Resource Executive Online)

EBRI Forum Promote Retirement Preparation Adjust Benefits (SHRM)

Older Workers Exercising Plans to Delay Retirement | workforce.com (Workforce Management)

Public Sector News | All posts tagged ‘HRA’ (web site)

Experts tackle questions about retirement (BP News)

EBRI Analyzes Retirement Income Adequacy of Annuities (Plan Adviser)

 

Monday, 5/16/11

For Gen X, vanishing pensions and flattened wages | Philadelphia (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Should Americans Expect Social Security To Pay For Their Retirement (Daily News Pulse)

401(k) balances at record level: Survey (InvestmentNews)

Nicklaus: Company stock isn’t best bet for employees’ retirement (STLtoday.com)

Roll IRA (Blog)

The big retirement disconnect (fwdailynews.com)

A strategy with better odds than a lottery ticket | Philadelphia (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Monday, 5/9/11

Defined contribution plan « quinnscommentary (Blog)

Life Inc.: Gen X is scared of stocks (msnbc.com)

Column: Lifetime income: A great gift for Mother’s Day (Wausau Daily Herald)

Friday, 5/6/11

Find $182,000 Before You Retire (From Cong. George Miller’s Web site California and Yuba Net)

Public vs. Private Pension Study: The Gap Widens (PublicCEO.com)

How to Cope With Higher Medicare Premiums and Rising Health Costs  (SecondAct)

US Credit Growth: Is Anemic Lending an Early Sign of a Double-Dip (Money Morning)

Fewer workers covered by employer-provided health care (Kansas City Star)

Employer-Provided Health Insurance and the Recession (National Center for Policy Analysis)

Monday, 5/2/11

EBRI study shows slight increase in HSA HRA balances Articles (Benefits News)

Choosing Wisely (Human Resource Executive Online)

Health care costs claim bigger part of nest egg  (InvestmentNews)

Recession Leads to Record Drop in Workplace Health Coverage EBRI (Plan Sponsor)

Job-based coverage slid during recession: report (ModernHealthcare.com) Registration needed.

Public-sector workers: Get ready for changes (MarketWatch)

Wednesday, 4/27/11

Is Your Retirement a Moving Target?  (Vinton Today)

Access to DC plans key factor for retirement security: Study  (Canadian HR Reporter)

10 Retirement Issues That Are Here to Stay  (U.S. News & World Report  Blog)

Middle Class Americans’ Financial Confidence Erodes In March  (Financial-Planning.com)

 Monday, 4/25/11

Lifetime Income: A Great Mother’s Day Gift (KTAL)

Scores of elected officials receive free health care on taxpayers’ dime (San Jose Mercury News)

Young adults face future of self-reliance (Arizona Republic)

Prescription Costs Are Ridiculous: Time To Take Back Control (Daily News Pulse)

Friday, 4/22/11

Medicare Won’t Cover All Drug Costs (Smartmoney.com)

The 4 Biggest Retirement Planning Mistakes (CBS MoneyWatch.com (blog)

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts (Whitehouse.gov press release)

20% of Workers Expect to Retire Later Than Planned (Reverse Mortgage Daily)

401khelpcenter.com – Study: DC Plans Are a Key Factor in Income (401 (k) Helpcenter)

How Your Tax Refund is Making You Poorer (Forbes)

Happy People Save More Money for Retirement (U.S. News & World Report  Blog)

Survey Says: Retirement Confidence? (Financial Planning Web site)

Monday, 4/18/11

Grocer wasn’t the retiring type — but his hand was forced at 82 (Sacramento Bee)

Care-giving boomers finding they need care themselves (Kansas City Star)

Office on aging: Older workers remain vital (The Coloradoan)

Employees Benefit Research Institute | Alter NOW (Web site)

Thursday, 4/14/11

The Rising Price of Retirement (BusinessWeek)

How to build a strong retirement savings (PhillyBurbs.com)

A low-cost IRA is better for teachers than a 403(b) (Dallas Morning News)

LPL’s Dwyer: Annuities Producers Seek Advisors’ Help to Meet … (AdvisorOne)

Employers Said to Be Putting Less Into Workers’ Accounts (Safety.BLR.com)

Tuesday, 4/12/11

5 Reasons You Need a Long-Term Care Plan (U.S. News & World Report Blog)

DeMarrais: Boomers delay retirement (NorthJersey.com)

Defined-contribution plans: Over to you (The Economist)

Quarter of workers have no confidence in retiring (Chicago Sun-Times)

Protect Your Retirement Plan From Inflation Risk (SecondAct)

Nearly Half of All Workers Have Less Than $10K in Savings (Financial-Planning.com)

Wednesday, 4/6/11

Ryan gets props for bold plan, raps for one-sided focus (American Chronicle)

New Study Finds People Expect to Work Longer Before Retiring (Forbes Blog)

EBRI survey One out of five people delaying retirement | Money (LA Times Blog)

How to be a Better Golfer and Achieve Financial Independence (Investment U)

Financial Education Blog » Senate Resolution Recongnizes April as (Financial Education Blog)

Fed’s Low Interest Rates Crack Retirees’ Nest Eggs | Run Red Hot! (Blog)

Working until you’re ancient (MSNBC) | Seattle’s Big Blog (Blog)

LIFE INSURANCE BECOMES A NECESSITY (Community Magazine)

KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, LouisianaExperts: Recent economy (KPLC-TV)

Financial experts: Recent economy doesn’t have to ruin retirement (WCNC)

GOP spending plan would end Medicare, cut taxes (Plain Dealer)

Cushion Your Retirement by Investing in IRAs – Money Morning (Blog)

EBRI’s Retirement Confidence Survey reports deepening worker (Blog)

Indicators Up, But Retirement Confidence Down: EBRI (MMExecutive, Financial-Planning.com)

Fed’s Low Interest-Rate Strategy Wiping Out Retirement Savings (Moneynews)

Monday, 4/4/11

Fed’s Low Interest Rates Crack Retirees’ Nest Eggs (Wall Street Journal)

Some retirement money myths debunked, including what to know about Medicare … (msnbc.com)

Program which helps employers pay medical bills for retirees too young for (Tampabay.com)

Fidelity: Couples Need $230000 for Retirement Health Costs (U.S. News & World Report Blog)

Personal Finance: Retire poor? Don’t think about it | Philadelphia …
(Philly.com)

Nicklaus: After hard lessons, workers learning to manage 401(k)s
(STLtoday.com)

EBRI, CDHP, HSA, ExperienceLab, Roger Travis, Employee Benefit … (isn- inc.com)

Popular plans present dilemma
(Cincinnati.com)

Get the Facts: The EBRI Studies | Articles | LifeEncore
(LifeEncore.com)

Can’t save for retirement? We have your excuses covered (Chicago Tribune)

Employer Contributions to Account-Based Health Plans Declined
(Compensation.BLR.com)

EBRI: Proposals for plan contribution changes have uninteded …
(Benefits Pro)

Wednesday, 3/30/11

 
Twitter / John Waggoner: EBRI: 74% say they will wo …
 
The Savings Game: Never too early to plan for retirement (Arizona Daily Star)
Innovest Portfolio Solutions LLC – Blog – EBRI – Retirement (Blog)
About this project (AZ Central web site)
Mattress Investing Revisited (National Center for Policy Analysis)
Employers contributions fall off in health accounts – Articles (Benefit News)
American Workers Give Up Retirement Plans(Fort Liberty Web site)AdvisorFYI » Blog Archive » A Very Low Confidence Level for Retirees(Blog)Most Americans Have Little To Know Retirement Savings ( Charles Winget Blog)
 
 

Monday, 3/28/11

Take Social Security now or later? Answer not so simple (Reuters Blogs Blog)

New site lets employers put health care out to bid (The Associated Press – Washington Times, Hartford Business Journal, Business Week, Forbes, Cleveland.com, Chron.com, Boston Herald, CBSNews.com)

Serious Medicine Strategy: Improving Alzheimer’s Treatment: The (Blog)

Nine reasons to be optimistic about retirement (MarketWatch)

Street Prophets: Health Care ‘Reform’: Something’s Missing (Blog)

Low savings force many to put off retirement (Arizona Republic)

Friday, 3/25/11

Living Longer: The Good News and Bad (MarketWatch)

A time to save (Chicago Tribune)

EBRI: Fewer Workers Report Health Account Offers (National Underwriter Life and Health Insurance News)

Workers gloomy about prospects for having enough to retire well (Royal Gazette)

Mutual of Omaha Adds 401(k) Wholesalers (Retirement Income Journal subscription)

Three Investments to Consider for Your Retirement Portfolio (Money Morning)

Improve Your Retirement By Rewiring Your Brain (CBS MoneyWatch.com Blog)

EBRI: Fewer Workers Report Health Account Offers | insurance.gnom.es (Insurance.gnom.es)

Wednesday, 3/23/11

Retirement 101: How to Figure Out What You’ll Need (Wall Street Journal)

Goodbye to Healthcare Benefits? (Human Resource Executive Online)

Insurance Bans on Abortion Go for the Jugular (Huffington Post)

Most 401(k) investors who stayed the course have now recouped the losses, and more (Associated Press, Boston Globe, Houston Chronicle, Boise)

Has Your 401(k) Bounced Back? Compare With Others (ABC News)

Time is What Matters in the Market (Fox Business)

Americans Grow More Pessimistic about Retirement | Millionaire Corner (Millionaire Corner)

Consider variable annuities to boost retirement income (Savannah Morning News)

Many workers changing expectations about how they will retire (KTNV Las Vegas)

Market Wrap-Up for Mar.22 (WAG, CCL, AGNC, IVR, BK, FITB, more) (Dividend.com Blog)

Monday, 3/14/11

PLANSPONSOR Perspectives: “Conversation” Starters (Blog)

Jean Chatzky: What to keep in mind before changing jobs (Post-Bulletin Web site)

Americans’ Wealth Jumps 3.8 Percent — Thanks To The Stock Market (Huffington Post Web site)

City, county forced to adjust, rethink benefits packages to keep up with (My West Texas web site)

HSA engagement is a year-round commitment – Consumer-Driven Health (Web site)

Wednesday, 3/9/11

Stern Advice: Busting retirement myths (Reuters)

Retirement Tougher for Junior Boomers? (Fox Business Web site)

State leaders consider public pension reform (Middletown, Ohio Journal Web site)

Human Resource Executive Online – Comparing Healthcare Costs (HR Online Web site)

Comparing Healthcare Costs (Human Resource Executive Online Web site)

Involuntary Self-Employment on The Rise (GoozNew.com Web site)

Benefit Research Institute | Various Readings (Blog)

Monday, 3/7/11

5 Obstacles to Delaying Retirement (U.S. News & World Report Blog)

The 401(k) turns 30 (Baltimore Sun Blog)

Public employees may face shift to 401(k) plans (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Web site)

Job-jumping: What to keep in mind before the leap (Daily Herald Web site)

The Liberal Order – Are Government Employee Pensions A Burden to (Blog)

Why Employee Pensions Aren’t Bankrupting States | Common Dreams (Blog)

Proper Retirement Planning at Any Age on Executive Insight (Web site)

Friday, 3/4/11

Radio Interview with Dallas Salisbury From Retirement Matters Radio with Bill Smith
 Answers to Retirement Questions (New York Times Web site)
Should You Take Social Security Early? (Smartmoney Web site)
Business Magazine | BABM | Insurance | Financial Strategies for (Web site)
Teacher pensions are hardly lavish (Elmira Star-Gazette Web site)
Millions ready to retire — but not financially(Houma Courier Web site)Consider variable annuities to boost retirement income(Rockport Pilot Web site)Health Plans Brace for HSA, HRA Headaches (HealthLeaders Media Web site)

Wednesday, 3/2/11

Why Defined-Benefit Plans Are Safer Investments for State Governments and Workers (Forbes Blog)

PLANSPONSOR.com – Increase Seen in Health Account Rollover Assets (Web site)

Consider variable annuities to boost retirement income (Web site)

Health Plans Brace for HSA, HRA Headaches (Web site)

5 Official U.S. Websites for Free Personal Finance and Tax Advice (Web site)

More Older Workers Staying in the Workforce, EBRI Reports | HAWAII (Web site)

Workforce | The Orrell Group (Web site)

Monday, 2/28/11

Lessons From the Private Sector – Room for Debate – NYTimes.com (New York Times web site)

We have a heritage of helping others (Las Vegas Sun web site)

Americans staying in workforce longer: study (Reuters Blogs)

Early retirement put Garland couple in financial jeopardy (Dallas Morning News) subscription needed.

Thursday, 2/24/11

More Older People Continue Working (Financial Advisor Magazine web site)

State Worker Backlash Spreads Across The Country (Kaiser Health News web site)

What to Do If You Haven’t Saved Enough for Retirement (CNBC web site)

Wisconsin Protests: Rise of the Left Wingnuts Across Indiana, Ohio (Blog)

Tuesday, 2/22/11

Five retirement planning mistakes to avoid (USA TODAY Web site)

The Tea Party is winning (Washington Post, San Francisco Sentinel Web site)

Retiring Boomers Find 401(k) Plans Fall Short (Wall Street Journal Web site)

Athens in Mad Town (Wall Street Journal Web site)

Older Worker Employment Reaches Record High (U.S News & World Report Web site)

Should You Buy Your Employer’s Stock? – SmartMoney.com (Smartmoney.com Web site)

Md. faces $16b hole for retiree health care | Hayley Peterson (Examiner Maryland Web site)

How Much Do Public Workers Earn? The Facts (NBC Connecticut Web site )

State Worker Backlash Spreads Across the Country (Fiscal Times Web site)

More Americans, Especially Women, Staying in the Workforce Longer (Financial Planning Web site)

Women, Young People Inclined to Seek Health Care Information (SHRM Web site)

FederalDaily.com > Capital-area lawmakers say proposed budget will (Federal Daily Web site)

The Campaign for Economic Security (Campaign for Economic Security Web site)

Union Bullies Shut Down Wisconsin Legislature in Effort to Block Fiscal Reform (NLPC Web site)

Obama Acted Stupidly In Picking Sides Against The Taxpayers (Blog)

Wisconsin Unions Show No Willingness to Share in Sacrifice (Blog)

Thursday, 2/17/11

Nightmare for Elderly May Not Be Unavoidable: Chris Farrell (Bloomberg Web site)

Aging Workforce News: EBRI Research Finds Participation Rates for
(Aging Workforce News Web site)

by Leila Morris, Feb. 16 Insurance Insider News | California
(California Broker Web site)

EBRI: Women, young people more likely to seek cost-effective
(Health Care Finance Web site)

Monday, 2/14/11

Susan Tompor: Meltdown recovery continues (Detroit Free Press Web site)

More seniors staying in work force – or returning to it (Northwest Herald.com Web site)

Savings Crisis For Some Early Boomers Forbes (Blog)

States may find targeting workers isnt easy KansasCitycom ( Associated Press Article in KansasCity.com Web site)

Employee Benefits As a Percentage of Salary | eHow.com (eHow.com Web site)

Health Insurance Premiums Increase 2011 – Health Insurance (Insurance Web site)

Early Retiree Reinsurance Program in Health Care Law by Puritan (Blog)

HealthLawProf Blog Paul FronstinEmployer and Employee Reactions to (Blog)

“New York State Pensions: Sound, secure and a savings for (Blog)

Common Man News: Of Pensions and Piggybanks: The Challenges of (Blog)

Thursday, 2/10/11

NEWS ANALYSIS: States may find targeting workers isn’t easy (Associated Press article –  cnbc.com, npr.org, fresnobee.com, Oakland press.com, the Daily Caller Blog)

Women Putting Less Away in HSAs (Financial Planning Web site.com)

CDHP, FSA, HSA, HRA? Unum offers a clear guide to the acronym soup of consumer (Web site)

Three-Legged Retirement Stool Wobbly for the Wealthy (Insurance News Net web site)

Monday, 2/7/11

Eliminate Insurance Paperwork—for a Price (Wall Street Journal Web site)

Online investing tools often sharp, don’t always quite cut it (OregonLive Web site)

Retirement readiness analysis suggested (NewsOK Web site)

Report: some employers will pass health reform costs to employees (Blog)

Capital Laser Announces Hairiest Back Contest (Blog)

The flip side of the pension crisis | Cafe Trinity (Blog)

Allstate Workplace Division AWD/AHL – ALL Blue Blog (Blog)

Friday, 2/4/11

Retirement savings goal is no magic number (AP article on msnbc.com Web site)
I Need How Much To Retire? 5 Things You Need to Know About Online (Forbes Web site)The flip side of the pension crisis (Fortune Web site)health insurance costs for 2011 include higher premiums and co (Blog)

Logicology: February 2011
(Blog)

the nameless uncarved blog: Of Pensions and Piggybanks: The
(Blog)
02/02/11 – The Chronicle (Blog)
Health Care Studies Provide Insight into Employer, Employee (Blog)

Tuesday, 2/1/11

How to Tweet Your Way to Retirement Goals (U.S. News & World Report Web site)

Take on tough retirement realities–and win (Bankrate.com Web site)

401(k) Advice— For a Hefty Fee (Wall Street Journal Web site)

Health savings account balances down slightly (American Medical News Web site)

Retro Pension (Financial Planning Web site)

Fort Lauderdale Police and Fire Pension Board Newsletter: AN (Blog)

Saving For Retirement « Start Saving Your Money (Blog)

Don’t get behind, start saving early (Blog)

Let’s scrap state-employee pension system (Web site)

Small changes lead to big rewards for retirement (Web site)

health insurance costs for 2011 include higher premiums and co (Blog)

Thursday, 1/27/11

 

EBRI Slump Hit Older Boomers Hard Distribution Life and Health (National Underwriter Web site)
Benefits of Workplace Comprehensive Financial Education (Web site) ING Financial Partners, Inc. (Web site)Making Up for Retirement Shortfalls (Hemscott Blog)How Baby Boomers Can Retire Despite A Downturned Economy(Seattle Medium Web site)More U.S. households at risk of missing retirement goals (Web site)
Top Dividend Stocks (Blog)
 

Monday, 1/24/11

PLANADVISER.com – Economic Downturn Derailed at least 4 of (Web site)

Households Unprepared for Retirement After Recession Up 4%-14% (Web site)

HRAs And HSA-Eligible Plans Cover 21 Million Individuals – 01/20/11 (Web site)

Explore Howard: For older, out-of-work residents, the future looks (Web site)

American Insanity:Follow Like Sheep | Gather (Blog)

Friday, 1/22/11

Popularity of Health Saving Accounts is Rising (Smart Money.com Web site)

WireTap Magazine – From the Wire – 5 Obvious (And Not So Obvious (Wire Tap Magazine Web site)

The recession strikes again: more people can’t afford retirement  (LA Times Web site)

How to Recover Retirement Account Losses (U.S. News & World Report Web site)

 

Thursday, 1/20/11

People are using health care act (Web site)

Rough Sailing for Baby Boomers « Richard Detrich’s Blog (Blog)

Average 401(k) Account Balances by Age Group (Blog)

Recession’s Impacts Linger on Younger Boomers (Blog)

Despite The New Health Law, Retired People Still Need A Large (Blog)

Ideas For Surgery.Com › Claim that health reform will cost jobs (Blog)

What Will Your Dividend Income Be When You Retire? | Dividends Value (Blog)

Tuesday, 1/18/11

Health-Law Cost $3.8 Billion in 2010 to Aid Biotechs, Retirees (BusinessWeek Web site)

How to make your money last during retirement (New York Daily News Web site)

401(k) plans regaining steam (Atlanta Journal Constitution Web site, ContraCostaTimes)

SEO and Link Building Company » Blog Archive » McClatchy makes (Blog)

VEA General Assembly Daily Reports: Retirement Legislation Part One (Blog)

Will anything be left after Boomers fade? (Blog)

Looking for Answers – American Community Health (Blog)

Friday, 1/14/11

The Health Care Blog: The Myth of Consumer-Directed Health Care (Blog)

The Blue Zone – Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve (Blog)

Employee Benefits Trends, Employee Health Benefits For Small (Blog)

EBRI research shows growth in HSA, HRA use | Healthcare Finance News (Web site)

Forms of Employee Compensation | eHow.com (Web site)

Job Hopping is So 2006 – Intelligence – News & Reviews – Baseline.com (Web site)

 

Wednesday, 1/12/11

Health accounts boom (Chicago Sun-Times Web site)

The New Realities of Retirement (Blog)

BenefitsLink Health & Welfare Plans Newsletter for January 11, 2011
(Web site)

Encouraging Data on Retiree Dis-saving Rates
(Blog)

DocuBase Article: Findings From the 2010 EBRI/MGA Consumer
(Web site)

Foreclosure Sales Drop Substantially
(Blog)

401(k): What’s the new normal? | Get-Coupon-Codes.com
(Blog)

Baby Boomers Skyrocket Costs to $1 Trillion/Year by 2020
(Blog)

Money Matters – Key Retirement Birthdays: The Importance Of Age 50 (Web site)

Monday, 1/10/11

401(k)s have assisted millions of retirees (Cinn Enquirer Op Ed)

Public employee pensions draw new scrutiny (The Columbian Web site)

Retiree couple medical tab: $158000 – health and life insurance (MSN Web site)

2011 looking OK for 401(k)s (Denver Post Web site)

Increasing Consumption of Consumer Driven Health | Businessolver (Web site)

Insurance Despite The New Health Law, Retired People Still Need A (Web site)

Public employee pensions draw new scrutiny – Poten & Partners (Web site)

Affording retirement (Web site)

As Baby Boomers Turn 65, Services are Stretched Thin (Web site)

Health Savings Account: Growing, but Slowly – VisualEconomics.com (Blog)

4 ways to take control of financial future with 401(k) : Weight (Blog)

Baby Boomers Worried About Retirement (Blog)

HSAs Unlikely to Cover Health Costs in Retirement – Self Directed (Web site)

Friday, 1/7/11

For 2011 Saving Replaces Spending « Liveshots (Web site)

Davis & Company Consulting, LLC | Employers Slow to Resume 401(k (Web site)

The Indypendent » Baby Boomers Struggle As They Near Retirement (Web site)

Lack of savings, poor economy affecting baby boomer plans (Web site)

Thursday, 1/6/11

Top 3 reasons 2011 will be more costly for consumers (Web site)

Nelson: Repealing health care reform would be setback for economy (Web site)

Baby Boomer Generation Struggle As They Near Retirement (Blog)

Gen X: Rich with worries – Kansas City Generation X | Examiner.com (Web site)

Despite The New Health Law, Retired People Still Need A Large (Web site)

InsuranceNewsNet Magazine January 2011 (Web site)

Hazard to your health: Government policies on savings rates should (Money Rates.com)

Job tenure for U.S. workers rises slightly, now just over 5 years (Benefit News.com)

Tuesday, 1/4/11

Preparing for Changes in Healthcare: Choosing the Best Medicare(Blog)

Is 2011 The Beginning of the End for Medicare? (Blog)

Thought of the Day: “The Coming Retirement Crisis – Mater Atrium(Blog)

New Survey on Employers’ Reactions to Health Reform Post Mid-term(Blog)

Monday, 1/3/11

Baby boomers face deep retirement crisis (Associated Press article in Delewareonline.com, newsstar.com, ajc.com, yahoofinance.com)

White Castle workers hit 25-year mark with company … (Associated Press article – Zainesvilletimesrecorder.com)

8 personal finance New Year’s resolutions | MNN – Mother Nature … (Mother Nature Network.com)

Paul Kleyman: First Boomers Get Medicare (Will It Treat Media Ageism?) (Huffington Post.com)

Boomers face crunch – News – The Orange County Register (Orange County Register.com)

9 Reasons 2011 Will Cost More | News | Money/Investing | (Mainstreet.com)

Marta Mossburg: Pensions will sink state budget | (Washington Examiner.com)

Stock market boomerang helps 401(k)s rebound – Verizon Small … (Verizon HR Website)

The following are 16 statistics about the coming retirement crisis … (Blog)

US Boomers In Trouble | InsiderFortunes (Blog)

First Boomers Get Medicare Will It Treat Media Ageism | All Global … (All Global.com Web site)

Wednesday, 12/22/10

401(k) Participants Shun Company Stock – Today In Finance (CFO.com Web site)
Business Insight for Accounting Firms with Microsoft Dynamics GP (Blog)
Designer Birthstones Further Explored on Blog and with New Artists (Blog)
The Ball’s In Your Court – Consumer – Driven Health Insurance On (Blog)

Wells Fargo – Beyond Today Blog: Search Results (Blog)

Plucking by electrologist – HairTell Hair Removal Forums (Blog)

 
 
 

Monday, 12/20/10

The Best In…(Wall Street Journal)

Retirement Savings: Neglected Saving? Start Now (The Epoch Times)

Survey (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) (Web site)

Interest in Behavior-Changing Financial Incentives Declines in (Blog)

Boston Gal’s Open Wallet: Could You Retire Without Social Security? (Blog)

investment tips predictions for 2011 those brave enough to jump (Blog)

2011 Outlook for Senior Healthcare (Blog)

Friday, 12/17/10

Americans putting less company stock in their 401(k)s (LA Times Web site)

6 excuses for not saving for retirement (Bankrate.com Blog)

New Study by the Illinois Policy Institute: Obama Saw the Light on (Blog)

Retirees need large savings to cover health care – Consumer-Driven (Web site)

Consumer-Directed Health Enrollment Reached 22 Million in 2010 (Web site)

Safety and Regulation Compliance Products, Training, and Services (Web site)

Interest in Behavior Changing Financial Incentives Declines in 2010 (Web site)

Thursday, 12/16/10

Social Security: Small Change To Have A Big Impact On Benefits (Forbes Blog)

BenefitsLink Health & Welfare Plans Newsletter for December 14, 2010 (Benefits Link)

Interest in Health Incentives Dropping (Plan Sponsor)

Financial burden of Medigap and Medicare Part D – PNHP’s Official Blog (Blog)

Should we mandate retirement saving? | RetirementRevised (Blog)

The Utah Healthcare Initiative: Retiree Health Care Costs: NOT (Blog)

How to Save and Invest in 2011 « Personal Finance (Blog)

 

Wednesday, 12/15/10

4 ways to take control of your 401(k) (Associated Press Article picked up in CNBC, Philly, San Francisco Examiner, San Antonio Express, Dallas News)

Wondering Where You Should Put Your Money in 2011? (Consumer Affairs)

Tool$ Tuesday: Interactive Tax Cut Graphic (NewsHour)

The Bucket (Retirement Income Journal — subscription)

Tuesday, 12/14/10

Bad News For Gen Y: Older Workers Clinging To Jobs (Forbes blog)

Oil companies, airlines offer best 401(k) plans (Reuters Blogs)

When the job market slumps, workers stay put (Kansas City Star)

Feeling unprepared for retirement? That probably means you haven’t saved enough (Boston Globe)

Call centre ‘to create 450 jobs’ | News.Co5.Biz (Blog)

Monday, 12/13/10

Financial planning: 7 questions to ask yourself (CNBC)

Survey: High-deductible health care plans growing, but slowly (Milwaukee Journal)

Dec. 12, 2010: Focus on Finance (Elizabethtown News Enterprise)

Survey: High-deductible health care plans growing, but slowly (PharmacisteLink)

Workers in their 60s can save even more now – Business – (SunHerald.com)

Scott Walker says that eliminating state tax on health savings accounts would (PolitiFact)

Sterling Pacific Financial Announces New Program for Retirement (Blog)

Gordon J. Bernhardt’s Blog: Still Dreaming of Early Retirement? (Blog)

Changes to Flex Spending Accounts Could Hurt Consumers (Blog)

Elderly Health Cost Decreases : KNN (Blog)

Friday, 12/10/10

Americans’ wealth grows, lifting hopes for economy Featured in online placements: Boston Globe, Kansas City Star, Desert News, Yahoo Finance, Buffalo News, ABC News, Philly Inquirer, Stamford Advocate, Miami Herald, Washington Post, USA Today, Newsday, Chicago Tribune, NPR, WIFR.com (Wisconsin), Dayton Daily News, Houston Chronicle, Business Week, San Francisco Chronicle, Star Telegram, Huffington Post, Seattle Times.

Changes to Flex Spending Accounts Could Hurt Consumers (U.S. News & World Report Web site)Baby Boomers, GenXers, Won’t Get By on Retirement Savings … (BLOG)Defender Network » Blog Archive » What is Your Financial Personality? (BLOG) Companies nudge health-price information into consumers’ hands MarketWatch (BLOG)Census Bureau News: The Asian Population in the United States … (BLOG)RSFH News(Web site)Changes to Flex Spending Accounts Could Hurt Consumers(Web site)EBRI – Health – Gresnews.com(Web site)

Monday, 12/6/10

Retiring in 10 Years? Uh-Oh. Your nest egg is a lot skimpier than it should be. Here’s what you can do now. (Wall Street Journal– EBRI/ICI information referenced in chart)

Will Health Care After Retirement Really Cost More Than $200000 … (Health Insurance News)

Considering A Health Savings Account? | Texas CEO Magazine (Texas CEO Magazine)New Research from  EBRI: ‘Consumer-Driven’ Health Enrollment … (Newsblaze.com)Workplace Visions® (SHRM.org)New Research from EBRI: ‘Consumer-Driven’ Health Enrollment … (bioportfolio.com)Retirees May Need More Than $100,000 for Health Expenses: Report (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Friday, 12/3/10

Health Highlights: Dec. 2, 2010 – Drugs.com MedNews (Blog)

Report suggests consumers should compare bank rates now (e-wisdom.com)

New Research From EBRI, ‘Consumer-Driven’ Health Enrollment … (medicalnewstoday.com)

CDHPs: It’s All in the Details | HREOnline’s The Leader Board (Blog)

Couples Need $158000 for Retirement Health Care Costs (U.S. News & World Report)

Average 401(k) balance rose nearly 32 percent last year (Spokane Journal of Business)Baby  Boomers/Medicare Recipients Need Big Savings Accounts for Future Health (AccessRx Health Blog)

Wednesday, 12/1/10

Health care costs for retirees could top $100,000 (Life Blog on the Today Show)

The Graying Work Force (New York Times Blog)

Retirees need up to $150000 for health costs, report says (The Hill)

Retirement Health Costs Hit Women Harder than Men (The Epoch Times)

Retirement: Vacations, hobbies and huge medical costs (The Los Angeles Times)

Medical costs for US retirees fell in 2010: institute (Reuters)

Retiree medical costs could be as much as $400000, report says (Dallas Morning News)

A slow shift in payout is key (Tampabay.com)

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