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The Greatest 401(k) Book Sequel Ever, by Ary Rosenbaum – Chapter 3

    The Greatest 401(k) Book Sequel Ever, by Ary Rosenbaum – Chapter 3

Ary Rosenbaum’s latest book tells the story of the modern retirement era through the lens of classic movie sequels, but it’s his own unique experiences that tell the real story. Here’s a taste.

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Much Ado About Nothing Saved for Retirement? Why Social Security Alone May Be Enough

    Much Ado About Nothing Saved for Retirement? Why Social Security Alone May Be Enough

In the final analysis, though many Americans would find it difficult or impossible to be happy with their retirement income being limited to Social Security, a sizable group of other Americans can and do live their retirement with Social Security as their sole income source.

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The Shocking Truth of Supply and Demand in the Markets and the Retirement Saver’s Best Interest

    The Shocking Truth of Supply and Demand in the Markets and the Retirement Saver’s Best Interest

“Retirement savers must maintain long-term orientation regarding their assets. Supply and demand shock and generally easy to identify and often temporary in nature. These shocks often bring out the worst in decision making for investors. Astute investors will want to recognize this for what it’s worth: the opportunity to stand athwart the crowds in the market and purchase at cut-rate prices.”

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What Bagels, Loss Aversion, and Reframing the Company Match Can Show the 401k Fiduciary About How to Help Employees Save More Money for Retirement

    What Bagels, Loss Aversion, and Reframing the Company Match Can Show the 401k Fiduciary About How to Help Employees Save More Money for Retirement

If it is true the fear of loss motivates people more than the offer of a gain, then the traditional 401k company match framework is designed improperly. Currently, employees are promised a reward for contributing in their 401k plan. Think of this as the carrot urging people to save for their retirement. What if, instead of using a carrot, plan sponsors reframe the “match” in terms of a stick?

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Gig Workers Saving for Retirement – What’s in Their Best Interest?

    Gig Workers Saving for Retirement – What’s in Their Best Interest?

If you are an active member of the gig economy, you don’t need to wait for Congress to act to start saving for retirement. You can begin saving right now. And, depending on your specific situation, you may just be able to save faster than you think.

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A Fundamental Economic Fact Fiduciaries Use to Fight Fear of Falling Markets

    A Fundamental Economic Fact Fiduciaries Use to Fight Fear of Falling Markets

Economic concepts can lay dormant for extended periods of time, but they never truly disappear. This is why it pays to know people who are older than you and have actually lived through one (or more) economic cycles.

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5 Most Important Financial Concepts a Fiduciary Must Teach

    5 Most Important Financial Concepts a Fiduciary Must Teach

It’s in everyone’s best interest to be successful, so it’s part of a fiduciary’s duty to show them how.

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Child IRA Chapter Excerpt: “Gaming & Saving”

    Child IRA Chapter Excerpt: “Gaming & Saving”

A family that plays together, saves together. Establishing a Child IRA benefits the next generation. Given its tremendous power, the Child IRA remains one of the most under-appreciated retirement savings tools available. In the remaining chapters, we’ll present a virtual “how-to” manual that shows how different groups of people can implement and enjoy the advantages of the IRA.

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Retirement Pros Reveal Their Own Best Interests When It Comes to Their Retirement Plans

    Retirement Pros Reveal Their Own Best Interests When It Comes to Their Retirement Plans

Long-term investors like retirement savers can easily act like a fiduciary for their own assets. All they need to do is look in a mirror – but not for their own reflection. Look in a mirror a retirement professional is looking into and see how that reflection invests for retirement.

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How Can Fiduciaries Use New Tax Cuts to Nudge 401k and IRA Retirement Savers?

    How Can Fiduciaries Use New Tax Cuts to Nudge 401k and IRA Retirement Savers?

There’s a chance for savers to increase the odds they’ll retire in comfort thanks to the 2017 tax law. Here’s how, but the window of opportunity will close fast.

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