The 401k Blog
By Peter Economy You know happy employees give vastly more than unhappy ones. But do you know how to make them happy? According to the latest World Happiness Report (yes, there really is such a thing) Denmark takes the top spot, with Canada (#6), Australia (#10), and...read more
Do you ever wonder whether your employer's 401k plan is as good as management says it is? Over my 30-year career, I have worked with many of the best 401k plans from Apple and IBM to John Deere and Mazda Motor Corporation. I have consulted with a number of great...read more
In a recent post, I pointed out that none of us appear to be contributing enough to our 401(k) plan accounts to fund a retirement that doesn't require reducing our standard of living. Many of us, when faced with that reality, struggle with how we could possibly be...read more
By Schwab Newsroom Investors took most recent potential market-moving events in stride: a tempestuous meeting of the G7 in Quebec; a historic North Korea/U.S. summit in Singapore; and another quarter-point rate hike by the Federal Reserve. But the announcement of the...read more
By Schwab Newsroom Here we go again: The Federal Reserve just raised the federal funds rate target for the second time so far this year. The move was widely expected -- the economy has been gaining traction, unemployment is at historical lows and Fed policymakers had...read more
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