January 2014
Plan Adviser;Jan2014, p15
The article reports on the results of the BlackRock 2013 Retirement Survey which delved on the motivations for saving money for retirement. Topics discussed include the psychological and emotional attitudes that drive savers to put more money away for retirement use and the savings insight resulting from the popularity of defined contribution retirement plans. The link between personal empowerment and high level of retirement savings is mentioned.


Related Articles

  • Simplify Plan Options.  // Credit Union Magazine;Jun2007, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p83 

    The article reports on the "Inside the Minds of Plan Sponsors: What They Care About and Want," a 2005 survey of 1200 plan sponsors conducted by New York-based Alliance Bernstein Investment (ABI). The survey found that the key reason why employee's don't enroll in defined contributions is due to...

  • Companies offer perks to keep employees. Mansour, Rachel // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);11/23/2007, Vol. 54 Issue 61, p26A 

    The article reports on the findings of the survey to employers regarding benefit packages for their employees in the U.S. According to the survey, 25 percent of employers want to provide or increase the value of financial and retirement planning benefits to employees. In addition, 22 percent of...

  • KEEPING THE END IN SIGHT: CREATING A RETIREMENT INCOME CULTURE. Falzon, Gregory P. // Benefits Magazine;Nov2011, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p28 

    The article reports on the importance of creating a retirement income culture for Americans who have become increasingly responsible for managing the majority of their retirement as a result of defined contribution (DC) plans. It describes how DC plans focus exclusively on asset accumulation,...

  • Live happily ever after. Craig, Matthew // Employee Benefits;May2010, Special section p11 

    The article offers information on contract-based defined contribution (DC) pension scheme in Great Britain. It states that it helps retiring employes decide where to invest and how to convert DC funds into pension. It also mentions that its providers are responsible for communicating with...

  • Green lesson for retirement savings message. McArthur, Helen // Employee Benefits;Mar2010 Supplement, p34 

    The article focuses on the need for the awareness in employees in Great Britain of the importance of savings for the retirement. It states that employees in the country will have only a defined contribution pension scheme in future and the average income from this scheme is 24% in comparison...

  • Think Outside the Style Box for DC Plans. Cornfield, Jill // Plan Sponsor News;2013, p3 

    The article focuses on the message given by Rob Capone, head of retirement business at investment management and investment services firm BNY Mellon, on the advantage of defined benefit (DB) plans. Capone refers to data from the Callan DC Index to explain the disparity between DB and defined...

  • Rehmann Retirement Builders Takes on Principal.  // Plan Sponsor News;2013, p107 

    No abstract available.

  • Participants Want Help with Income Strategies. McGuinness, Kevin // Plan Advisor News;2013, p124 

    The article focuses on the webcast hosted by State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) on ways for plan sponsors to focus their participants on retirement income strategies. According to SSgA's head of global defined contribution (DC) and managing director Fred Axsater the result of their DC Investor...

  • Putnam: DC Outcomes About Behavior, Not Salary. Pfeuti, Elizabeth // AiCIO News;2014, p1 

    The article focuses on the 2014 defined contribution (DC) survey conducted by investment management firm Putnam Investments regarding the accessibility of retirement savings plan in the U.S. Discussion and highlights are given on the findings of the annual retirement income survey of American...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics