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Employers Concerned About Employee Retirement Plans

August 11, 2009 Chris Crum

A Deloitte study finds that employers are concerned with employees’ retirement preparation habits. Employees are taking a "wait and see" approach with their 401(k) plans as they wait for the economy to get better. "While today’s economic conditions have dramatically changed the retirement savings landscape, 401(k) plans are bent, not […]

Small Business Owners Not Prioritizing Retirement Plans

July 29, 2009 Chris Crum

Principal Financial Group has released the findings of a study conducted by Harris Interactive, which show that many small business owners have no plan for retirement. The group says that the economy creates disconnect between stated priorities and reality. The study surveyed small to medium-sized business owners with 2-500 employees. […]

Retirement Rush May Pose Problem

August 19, 2008 Doug Caverly

There are several advantages to having a lot of employees who are roughly the same age.  They may have similar interests, lifestyles, and ways of thinking that’ll make for a more friendly and cohesive environment.  Unfortunately, they might all retire at the same time, too. One solution is to establish […]

What is Your Backup Plan? What, You Don’t Have One?

March 6, 2008 Chris Crum

Do you have older employees on the verge of retirement? If so, do you have any plans of transferring their knowledge to younger workers? According to a recent survey from NAPEO (The National Association of Professional Employer Organizations) only 28% of small business owners have such a plan.  "For a […]

More Evidence of Retirement Concerns

February 14, 2008 Chris Crum

Retirement planning just doesn’t seem to be feasible for many small business owners. Nearly half just don’t think they will have the money. David Utter recently cited a Wells Fargo/Gallup survey that showed that nine out of ten business owners intend to keep working. With only 47% planning to even […]

Small Business Owners Delaying Retirement

January 30, 2008 Mike Sachoff

Close to half of small business owners are worried they will not have enough money to retire (43%) and many are concerned about not being able to pay for medical costs of a serious illness or accident (47 %) according to a new Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index survey. Eighty-seven […]

Retirement Worries Plague Small Business Owners

January 29, 2008 David A. Utter

The working small business owner will probably keep on toiling through retirement age, due to financial and medical cost concerns. There may be people planning to spend a later time in life fishing for marlin off Islamorada, but they may not be coming from the ranks of small business operators. […]