Eligibility for 401(k) plans increase
- Five tips for successful 401(k) participation. Elswick, Jill // Employee Benefit News;Nov2002, Vol. 16 Issue 14, p39
Provides tips for a successful 401(k) employee benefit plan participation. Priorities in participating; Inclusion of investment options in the plan; Percentage of preretirement income needed to be replaced during each year of retirement.
- Before moving your 401(k) assets, consider this. Guthrie, Tom // Journal of Business (10756124);1/30/2003, Vol. 18 Issue 3, pB7
Presents the three options available for employees before making the decision to move the 401(k) assets in Spokane, Washington state. Advantages of keeping the money in the employer-sponsored plan; Direct rollover to a traditional individual retirement account; Benefits and disadvantages of...
- Firms get smart about 401(k) plans. Salak, John // Crain's Small Business -- New York / Westchester;Sep96, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p18
Focuses on the practice of companies in the United States to turn to `big bundle' providers as a cost-efficient way to educate their workers on 401(k) plans and other investment instruments. Record-keeping and employee education services of large financial services and insurance companies.
- Would US approach perk up pensions? Greenwood, John // Money Marketing;7/3/2003, p20
Discusses the suitability in Great Britain of a pension plan similar to the 401(k) plan of the United States. Policy move needed to kickstart workplace pension provision; Importance of linking employers' pension with those of employees; Problems of the introduction of the earnings cap in the 1980s.
- You may soon be allowed to increase 401(k) contributions. Napach, Bernice // Medical Economics;11/23/98, Vol. 75 Issue 23, p21
Announces that highly compensated employees (HCEs) in the United States will be allowed to add more money to their 401(k) plans starting in 1999. Adjustment of maximum limits; Distinction from the contributions of non-HCEs.
- Switching 401(k) service providers. Demby, Elayne Robertson // Treasury & Risk Management;Mar2000, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p39
Presents several factors to consider in a company's decision to change 401(k) service providers. Employees' adjustment of their portfolios; Attribution of the motivation to change providers to discontent over providers' fees; Review of the providers' level of service and investments.
- No Time, No Energy No Comprende. Kelly, Susan // Treasury & Risk Management;Sep2003, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p49
Focuses on the management of the 401(k) plans of employees in the U.S. Advantage of beefed-up offerings; Increase of the average savings rate of employees; Effect of automatic rebalancing on the financial performance of individual accounts.
- Employees have more investment options, survey reports. // Westchester County Business Journal;1/13/97, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p13
Reports on the results of a nationwide survey of employers on the freedom given to employees regarding their investment options. Survey by Foster Higgins; Most employers giving employees full control over 401(k) and savings plant investments; Offer of investment options.
- Time to consider a 401(k) plan. Scott, Matthew S. // Black Enterprise;Aug99, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p30
Part I. Discusses the factors to consider in the establishment of a 401(k) employee benefits program. Cost of doing business; Operations procedure for the program; Investment options.
- Gap grows between investors. King, Mason // Indianapolis Business Journal;09/01/97, Vol. 18 Issue 24, p17A
Presents the results of a survey conducted on the impact of employee participation on 401(k) plans in the United States. Widening of the savings gap between rich and the poor; Differences in the contribution of higher and lower-paid employees to the company; Theories presented on the reasons why...