National 'Save for Retirement' Week Starts October 16
Here are some valuable messages that employers can share with employees.
For those outside the loop of the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA) and the employee benefits research institute (EBRI), it's worth noting that October 16 is the beginning of National "Save for Retirement" Week. Public employers nationwide are reaching out to their employees with information on workplace saving.
With pension plans under siege, retiree medical benefits mostly unfunded, stock markets wobbling, employees worried about their future finances and public employers shifting costs to workers as their benefits costs skyrocket, the value of workplace saving has grown even more important. You can find numerous useful tools on the NAGDCA site. They are easy to distribute electronically in most cases.
Pass along this article to your professional benefits administrator. A few hours of staff work and preparation could make a big difference. Several of the large national deferred compensation firms provide on-site trainers for their clients if you just ask. It costs taxpayers nothing to sponsor these sessions, so what are you waiting for?
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Maine Governor, Under Fire for Recent Comments, Hints at Resigning7 hours ago
After 2 Failed Presidential Runs, Rick Perry Joins 'Dancing With the Stars'8 hours ago
Hackers Target Elections Systems in Arizona and Illinois8 hours ago
Under Pence, State Gave Incentives to Companies That Offshored Jobs8 hours ago
Trump Fights D.C. for a Lower Tax Bill at His New Hotel10 hours ago
Mid-Level Manager Gets 10 Years in Prison for Chicago's Red-Light Camera Scheme10 hours ago