Human Resources News & Insights

Would your people trade pay for better retirement benefits?

Seems like more and more workers are realizing just how much cash in the bank you need to be able to retire comfortably.  

2 small 401k oversights could cost your company big

The latest figures on the DOL’s 401k enforcement efforts give employers some compelling reasons to take a closer look at their retirement administration practices, as well as some clues on the types of issues that generally set the feds off.  

Accused killer allowed to tap 401(k) for legal fees

Should a man accused of first-degree murder be allowed to use his 401(k) savings to hire an attorney? A judge in Wisconsin has ruled “yes.”

Feds give you 2 ways to offer 401(k) advice

By offering investment advice to their employees, companies can improve worker saving habits and grow the value of their retirement plans. And the feds just finalized the rule on what’s allowed when offering such advice.

Most companies have restored their 401(k) match, study says

Has your company resumed matching employee contributions to your 401(k) plan? If not, you’re behind the curve.

Research: 3 Major Benefits Losing Their Luster

New research shows employees’ dissatisfaction is growing for three of the biggest benefits out there.

55+ workers flip retirement savings strategy

More than three-quarters (76%) of workers 55 and older say the last few years have provided them with a much-needed financial wake-up call.

2011’s bringing employees more retirement help

If your company isn’t offering a Roth investment option, target-date funds, automatic escalation or automatic rebalancing as part of its retirement plan by the end of 2011, it looks like it’ll be behind the eight ball.

CFOs put benefits budgets in the crosshairs

Company leaders are looking at every possible way they can cut costs in 2011. But one area is getting the most attention.