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401(k) Documents: We Want Paper

Posted on 11/28/2012 by |Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | Money & SavingsAs long as our retirement plan balances head north, does it matter whether we review our statements on paper or electronically? Apparently, it does. A new AARP survey finds that most adults prefer to read their 401(k)-type retirement documents on paper delivered by the U.S. mail rather than electronically via the Internet. Of 1,028 adults age 25 and older polled, a whopping 75 percent prefer the paper method. Likewise, three in four also say they’d be more likely to save the …