Not all ‘Secure 2.0’ proposals in the House and Senate are the same

Photo by Mike Kline (notkalvin) | Moment | Getty Images Continued improvements to savings, security The House passed its version of Secure 2.0, the Securing a Strong Retirement Act (HR2954), in late March with a bipartisan vote of 414-5. In the Senate, committees with jurisdiction over retirement-related provisions now have approved proposals that collectively form … Read more

70% of retirees wish they’d started saving for retirement earlier

Sporrer / Rupp | Image Source | Getty Images The biggest piece of advice that people in retirement would pass along to their younger selves is simple: start saving earlier for the end of your career. Roughly 70% of retirees said that changing their habits to save or invest more and earlier is the top … Read more

What experts say to do if inflation has you worried about retirement

Geber86 | E + | Getty Images Inflation may have you worried about your retirement. Prices have been rising on everything from food to housing. In April, the Consumer Price Index, which measures the prices of goods and services, notched an 8.3% increase in from a year prior. In fact, 70% of Americans are calling … Read more

House is set to vote on a new retirement bill. What to know

shapecharge | E + | Getty Images Legislation that would improve the retirement savings system for US workers may get a vote in the House of Representatives this week. The House could vote on the Securing a Strong Retirement Act, or Secure Act 2.0, as early as Tuesday. “By expanding automatic enrollment in employer provided … Read more

Saving less for retirement now may cost you ‘tens of thousands’ later

PeopleImages | E + | Getty Images Identify the retirement account for you One big reason why people often do not save money toward retirement is that their employer does not provide a retirement savings plan, Royal said. But this does not necessarily need to stop you from investing toward your retirement years, he said. … Read more