401(k)

MSNBC's Jansing & Co reported on the "stunning" findings in Demos' new report "The Retirement Savings Drain: Hidden & Excessive Costs of 401(k)s." Read the report here! http://bit.ly/Jybgdv
05/30/2012
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  Retirement plan fees consume nearly one-third (30.3%) of an investor’s potential assets, a paper contends. According to the fee model used for “The Retirement Savings Drain,” published by think tank Demos, a two-earner household, in which each partner earns the median income for their gender...
05/30/2012
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Do you know how much your 401k is costing you? I would wager not, nor have you ever asked your employer about costs or looked in fund documents to find out. Chances are, it’s far too much and it’s eating away your retirement nest egg. Upcoming Labor Department regulations mandating disclosure of...
05/30/2012
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Mutual fund fees in 401(k) plans can look tiny—a median of 1 percent of assets per year, says financial-data provider Morningstar. But over a lifetime of saving, they can really scramble your nest egg. A recent study by Demos, a research and advocacy group, found that an American household of two...
05/29/2012
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If you think your employer knows more about your 401(k) plan's fees than you do, think again. Sponsors of some 401(k) plans don't understand the fees they're paying toward plan administration, says a new report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office. The GAO reported on one case, in fact...
05/29/2012
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Though your retirement or bank accounts statements contain no evidence of it, everyone who has an IRA, 401k, or any other individual retirement savings account pays a variety of fees every year. But because these fees are taken “off the top” of investment returns or share prices accountholders...
05/28/2012
Publication
NEW YORK-- An median-income, two-earner household will pay nearly $155,000 over the course of their lifetime in 401(k) fees, according to a new analysis by national public policy center Demos. “The Retirement Savings Drain: The Hidden and Excessive Costs of 401(k)s” details how the nation’s shift...
05/28/2012
Press Release
05/25/2012
Data Byte
05/25/2012
Data Byte
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