11 02, 2016

Small business owners: U.S. is facing a retirement crisis; Workers have help on the way thanks to sales, economic outlook

2016-02-11T01:37:51-08:00February 11th, 2016|Categories: Retirement|Tags: |

A recent survey of U.S. small business owners (SBOs) reveals contradictory views on the retirement preparedness of the country’s workers – yet offers an optimistic economic outlook for the next two years. An overwhelming majority of SBOs believe that the country is in the midst of a retirement crisis. The online study, commissioned by Nationwide and conducted by Harris Poll, found that 84 percent of small business owners believe American workers are facing a retirement readiness crisis. However, 60 [...]

15 04, 2014

Retirement: Help your employees, help yourself

2014-04-15T21:06:24-07:00April 15th, 2014|Categories: Retirement|Tags: , , |

There are 23 million or so small businesses in the U.S., employing an estimated 50 million workers—and most of them don’t have a retirement plan in place. In fact, just 30% of small employers sponsor a pension plan, according to surveys from the National Federation of Independent Business. But small-business owners ought to consider sponsoring such plans, according to the experts who participated in a MarketWatch panel discussion held in March in San Francisco. […]

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