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Employer communicating with employees about changing their 401k plan to automatic enrollment.

Research shows 401(k) automatic enrollment helps employees save more towards their retirement goals.

Employees who are happy with their company since they offer 401k matching contributions.

An employer’s 401(k) match can make a big difference in the amount employees save for retirement.

Employee who is happy because they are saving more for retirement since their employer uses automatic escalation for their 401k plan.

Why adding automatic escalation to your organization’s 401(k) plan may help your employees increase their retirement savings, and prepare for their retirement.

The retirement industry took note when Richard H. Thaler, professor at the University of Chicago, won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Professor Thaler’s work in behavioral economics set a solid foundation for automatic enrollment and escalation plan design features that have helped millions of workers save more for retirement.

Retired man playing chess since he was prepared for retirement.

Design your retirement plan to help employees be prepared for retirement and make informed financial decisions.

Two employees talking about saving for retirement.

We wanted to know what retirement plan participants have to say about saving for retirement and retirement plan features. So we asked a wide-range of employees to share their thoughts with us on a number of financial health topics.

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