TITLE

Getting their feet wet

AUTHOR(S)
Butler, Kelley M.
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;7/1/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the efforts of retirement plan sponsors to increase enrollment of employees in the U.S. Factors that caused the decline in retirement plan enrollment; Options offered by retirement plan sponsors to employees; Results of the 15th annual Retirement Confidence Survey conducted by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. INSET: Charting a retirement course.
ACCESSION #
17533834

 

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