Forest from the trees

April 1997
Journal of Financial Planning;Apr97, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p16
Academic Journal
Reports that the National Bureau of Economic Research has released a paper indicating that only two to four percent of the labor force in the United States are eligible to participate in 401(k) plans. Percentage of the work force that do not have access to any kind of pension plan.


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