Experts weigh the pros and cons of seven different savings strategies.
Salary & Benefits
The plan was announced by President Barack Obama in early 2016 and was set to take effect early next year.
After pulling back on the extras during the recession, companies are devoting more to 401(k) matches, the free money they give employees who participate in company retirement savings plans.
“The extent of uncertainty in Washington has made people reluctant to make changes to their benefit programs without knowing what’s happening,” says a senior benefits consultant.
Whether the plans work for a specific employee depends on many variables.
Removing the employer mandate wouldn’t sit well with a wide swath of the American public.
“Employers should pay workers, not customers,” says the director of the Food Labor Research Center at UC Berkeley.
Today’s 18- to 34-year-olds are much more likely to prioritize travel, dining and their gym membership over their financial futures.
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When rags-to-riches owner sold his business, he used more than $86 million of the proceeds to pay bonuses to his employees.