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2014-04-03 08:37:31

Money saved for education is always a good investment WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When they're young, children dream about becoming doctors, artists, teachers, veterinarians, and many other things. But in order for those dreams to come true and for kids to actually become professionals, it's important for them to attend and finish college. A good college education can lead to that dream career. Though it's a major investment, there are flexible payment plans that can...

2014-03-18 16:21:25

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Judy Diamond Associates, the 401k plan intelligence provider of leading financial advisors, brokers and fund companies, today released an analysis of national retirement preparedness by industry, revealing that 401k plans sponsored by the Utilities industry showed the greatest positive trends over the past five years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140218/NE66839LOGO "By looking at historical trends in plan performance, we saw that there were...

2014-03-06 16:20:23

Move continues delivering market-leading retirement benefits while strengthening competitiveness CHICAGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today provided advance notice to nonunion employees participating in the company's defined benefit pension plans that they will transition in 2016 to a company-funded defined contribution retirement savings plan. Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, Boeing will make cash contributions each pay period to employees' retirement savings through a new defined...

2014-02-24 20:26:14

With America Saves Week Beginning February 24th edu(k)ate Brings Fun to Financial Literacy for Employees. ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- edu(k)ate, the first gamified financial wellness application for retirement plan advisors and employers announced today its release of a new Target Date Funds Course from Wall Street Survivor. Anyone can play the course for FREE at www.edukate.com. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140224/MN70608) edu(k)ate was...

2014-02-18 12:26:46

BALTIMORE, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The average total plan cost for a small retirement plan (50 participants/$2,500,000 assets) declined from 1.46% to 1.44% over the past year, while the average total plan cost for a large retirement plan (1,000 participants/$50,000,000 assets) remained flat at 1.03% according to the 14(th) Edition of the 401k Averages Book. "In most of our fee benchmark scenarios we saw a decline in total plan costs and investment fees on a year over year...

2014-02-06 04:20:37

Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies® Offers Tips on How to Claim the Tax Credit LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many American workers may be missing out on a valuable tax credit this year. The Internal Revenue Service's Retirement Savings Contributions Credit, also known as the Saver's Credit, is available to low- to moderate-income workers who are saving for retirement, yet just 23 percent of American workers with annual household incomes of less than $50,000 are aware of...

2014-01-30 08:27:53

Recommendations Help Plan Sponsors and Participants Prepare for a Secure Retirement ROSELAND, N.J., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As small business owners and their employees plan for a successful year ahead, ADP(®) encourages a fresh focus on retirement savings to help prepare for a financially sound future. As a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, ADP helps simplify all aspects of retirement plan administration and compliance. To help get off to a smart...

2014-01-09 23:27:24

Chicagoland IT company debuts new educational website feature. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 To start the new year, Stratosphere Networks, a multifaceted IT managed service provider, launched a new feature on its website . The new IT Support Cost Calculator was created to give businesses a better understanding of IT costs. Based on the number of users and servers, the age of the equipment they have, the user sophistication and the complexity of the system, the calculations will...

2014-01-06 16:20:23

Protect Your Company from the Distracted Employee-Driver CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective January 1, 2014, Illinois law bans the use of handheld devices while driving. This ban includes cell phones, personal digital assistants and mobile computers. The new law permits the use of hands-free or voice-activated phones or devices, including the use of a headset. Illinois joins the City of Chicago and dozens of municipalities across the state that already ban the use of...

2013-11-30 23:02:41

Goldnira is a trusted website that provides information about Gold IRA investment and everything related to it. (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Goldnira.com, a trusted informative website that offers reliable information about gold investments, and it has recently publishedthree more comprehensive guides covering all about the info about Gold IRA, its benefits, and the importance of including gold investments in retirement plan. Goldnira.com has put up dozens of educational articles about Gold...