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Save Yourself: Keys to a Secure Retirement

$2.4 trillion. That’s what U.S. households spent on credit cards in 2012 – more than 10 times the amount employees contributed to 401(k)s and other private defined contribution retirement (DC) plans. While some of that spend was clearly for necessities, more than 100 million flat screen…

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Be an Elephant with your defined benefit plan – don’t forget!

2013 was a great year for defined benefit (DB) plans.  A recent report by Mercer said that pension plans of the S&P 1500 companies are now 95% funded, up from 74% a year ago.  Fueled by record high stock market levels, strong contributions by plan sponsors and modest increases in interest…

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