Tag: saving

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The brief’s key findings are: 50 percent of working-age households are at risk of falling short in retirement. The question is how much would additional retirement saving improve the picture? The results show that boosting the 401(k) contribution rate for eligible workers by 5 percentage points would only modestly reduce retirement risk overall. The impact…

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A person’s finances are not determined simply by obvious factors like how much they earn – personality can also make a difference. A new study has identified three personality traits that play a role in how individuals handle their nest eggs. For example, conscientious people – self-disciplined planners – are more careful and have mor…