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Survey Finds Employers Worried About Workers’ Retirement Savings

Posted on 10/9/2012 by |Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | Money & SavingsWhen we think about retiring in the not-too-distant future, many of us get nervous, wondering whether we’ll have enough saved to maintain our lifestyle throughout the years. It turns out that our employers are worried about us, too. A new survey by consulting firm Towers Watson finds that most employers don’t believe  their workers make informed decisions about their retirement savings. They say their 401(k) plans are ‘”misunderstood and underutilized” by employees. Employees are not awash in confidence, either. In a 2011 …