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Five Moves Your Employees Can Make to Maximize Their Retirement Savings in 2019


As part of a comprehensive benefits package, a retirement savings plan can help to attract and retain top talent, and may even be required in some areas. As a small business owner, here are some things you need to know—and communicate to your employees—about upcoming changes to retirement benefits in 2019. Business


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Motivating employees close to retirement


Earlier this month, motivating employees close to retirement surfaced as one of the most popular topics in the Everwise user community of Learning & Development (L&D) professionals and learners. That’s not surprising–employees approaching the traditional age of retirement of 65 are one of the fastest growing segments of the workforce. Just because Baby Boomers are nearing retirement doesn’t mean that they will stop contributing to the workplace in a meaningful way.

Aiding Employees With Retirement Planning Boosts Retention

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Retirement doesn’t feel like a realistic goal for many employees today. workers, 79 percent expect they will need to supplement retirement income by working. Workers of all generations now push their retirement date farther away, and the outlook isn’t promising for millennials and future generations. Helping employees plan for their retirement relieves a major burden and will keep them around in the long-term. Address Employee Financial and Retirement Concerns.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

2018 Global Culture Study uncovers 5 big culture. happiness, both in and outside of work 2018 Global Culture Report, O.C. with a leader—from recruitment to retirement— plays a role in connecting employees to purpose, accomplishment, and one another. is dead” was popular in 2018.

Preparing for Questions from Retiring Employees

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Most people should prepare for retirement decades before it arrives. The truth is, people usually wait until retirement is right around the corner to get their financial house in order. As an employee’s retirement approaches, the employee or their financial advisor may begin to flood you with questions about your company retirement plans. There is an $18,500 limit (for 2018) on how much employees can contribute to a 401(k) plan.

4 Lessons on Navigating the Future From Convergence 2018

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Here, are our top takeaways about navigating the future from Convergence 2018: 1) The Generational Makeup of the Workforce Is Changing Over the last ten years or so, the workforce has been preparing for the advent of the millennial worker: the rising generation of the workforce. Instead, focus on a way to help all generations work productively together—including the increasing number of older generations who are expected to work long past retirement —despite their differing preferences.

State-Run Retirement Savings Plan OK’d, Mandatory Enrollment Coming in 2020


California employers that don’t already offer a workplace retirement savings vehicle will be required to either begin offering one via private market or provide their employees access to CalSavers, a state-run retirement savings plan, as early as June 2020. CalSavers is the result of 2016 legislation enacting the Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program (SCRSP) for private sector workers whose employers do not offer a retirement plan.

What an Increasing Retirement Age Could Mean for Your Business

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Retirement isn’t quite what it used to be. While the average age of retirement for Americans is around 63, the number is rising , and that will have an impact on the current workforce. retirement hiring process HR

Financial Support Limits Retirement Readiness for Parents

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Financial support for adult children limits retirement readiness for parents. The latest study from Merrill Lynch reveals that parents are sacrificing their own financial security in retirement to support children whose financial independence has been delayed. More than 70 percent of parents say they have put their children’s interests ahead of their own need to save for retirement.

Charting Your Course Through Changing Regulations

Speaker: Bonnie Treichel, Senior Consultant & CCO, Multnomah Group

The world of work is changing. Today it is easier than ever to have employees in multiple cities across several states. Multistate offices used to be reserved for very large employers, but with today’s technology, even smaller employers can embrace this game changer. For employers, the multistate workforce allows the opportunity to cast a broader net to attract the best and brightest talent to the workplace. At the same time, it comes with challenges, including compliance with a variety of rules and regulations across different states and municipalities – some of which may conflict with federal law – and failure to comply could be quite costly.



More Workers Are Postponing Retirement


More workers are planning to retire later. workers (53 percent) over the age of 60 say they are postponing retirement, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey. Two in five workers (40 percent) don’t think they’ll be able to retire until 70 years of age or older. Financial uncertainty usually tops the list of reasons why workers delay retirement. Twenty-four percent of workers do not know how much they will need to save for retirement.

2018 Numbers to Know


We've aggregated for you some of the most pertinent numbers and tax limits for 2018. Note: these changes affect income earned in 2018 and tax returns filed in early 2019). Retirement PlanningThe Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 produced some of the most significant changes to the federal tax code in decades.

Future Friday: Retirement is considered in danger

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Megatrends are endangering retirement possibilities around the world. In The New Social Contract: A Blueprint for Retirement in the 21st Century, which is based on a 2018 survey of 16,000 workers and retirees in 15 countries spanning the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Australia, developing world-wide megatrends are responsible for putting retirement in danger. say their employer offers them a retirement plan that includes an employer contribution.

Survey Highlights Differences Between Worker, Retiree Perceptions about Retirement Income

HR Daily Advisor

A new survey illustrates key differences between what workers perceive their most significant sources of income will be in retirement and which sources retirees have found to be the most significant. The Employee Benefits Research Institute’s 2018 Retirement Confidence Survey explores the retirement outlook of both workers and retirees. Health care expenses in retirement appear to be playing a notable role in retirees’ confidence.

DOL Proposal Can Help Small Employers Offer Retirement Plans, But Risks Remain

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Department of Labor (DOL) is proposing a mechanism to help small businesses offer retirement plans to their employees, but although the proposal may ease the way for some employers, it doesn’t eliminate all complications. The DOL announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on October 22 intended to help small businesses offer retirement savings plans through “association retirement plans,” which would allow small businesses to join together to offer 401(k) plans to their employees.

Future Friday Revisted: The vision of retirement is already changing

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Older workers eschewing retirement because they want to stay working. A friend of mine announced his retirement this week. As I wrote in this post the vision of retirement has, and continues, to undergo a revision. The vision of retirement is undergoing a major change. Many people envision that retirement is sitting at the local Starbucks chatting with friends or sitting on the front porch rocking away enjoying “the good life.” What is there to retire from?

Retirement Research Will Blow Your Mind

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In the Best Money Moves Roundup, we run down the latest news on retirement, student loan debt assistance, and retention. Will your employees be ready for retirement? More than 60% of Americans are not on track with retirement savings. These findings echo results from an NHP survey finding that almost 75% of Baby Boomers are delaying retirement due to unforeseen medical expenses.

What Is Phased Retirement?


When it comes time for your senior staff members to start seriously considering retirement, HR needs to take a look at what options make the switch as easy as possible for both the staff member and the organization. One of the newest methods is phased retirement, but what is phased retirement and how can it help these areas? The post What Is Phased Retirement?

Future Of Work 2018: 10 Predictions You Can’t Ignore


The following are my “top ten” predictions about how these will change in 2018. And while 2018 will not be “the year the org chart died,” some progressive organizations will begin to phase out traditional org charts for more modern, digital approaches. Companies will ditch all-or-nothing retirement. 2018 will bring about a major shift in workplace dynamics with regards to older generations. In 2018, ransom ware threats will continue to proliferate.

Benefits Employees Appreciate Most in 2018

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Beyond offering the more familiar things like retirement planning and FSAs, programs also include education around saving, budgeting and loan repayment plans. Retirement. Retirement plans help employees build up savings and prepare for the future, and there are a variety of plans to choose from. The most popular retirement plans that employers offer and employees have are 401(k) and 403(b) plans. Benefits 2018 employees parental leave Vision Insurance

Health savings accounts: Not your parents’ retirement plan

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With the rise in health savings account (HSA) enrollment among younger employees and the decline in company matching rates of 401(k)s, HSAs have emerged as a retirement account option for new employees. In this guest post, Sean Hanftm, a flexible compensation specialist with / , explains the many benefits of these savings vehicles and compares them to the most popular retirement accounts. A comparison of retirement savings options.

Can Organizations Lead by Darth Vader/Nick Saban Thrive When Leaders Retire?

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Has he created a culture than can be sustained when he retires? Short post today. I'm interested in the longevity of performance when a dynamic individual leader either leaves or simply GTDTTKDT. GTDTTKDT - Gets Too Damn Tired To Keep Doing This. GTDTTKDT happens at the end of a dynamic leader's career. A good example is Nick Saban, who is the head coach and let's face it, the CEO of the University of Alabama football program.

Company’s mandatory retirement policy cost it $47K

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Professional Endodontics, an oral surgery practice in Michigan, had a policy requiring all employees to retire at age 65. Karen Ruerat worked for Professional Endodontics for 37 years, and had no plans to retire at 65. Hyman says that many employers don’t realize that a mandatory retirement age is illegal. And if an employee takes a company to court over a forced retirement, the employee is practically guaranteed the win.

Are your Baby Boomers retiring?


The post Are your Baby Boomers retiring? Meet Gloria Dunn-Violin — Talent Strategist & OD Consultant, Thought Leader, Keynote Speaker, and Author. She is also the leader of the upcoming complimentary NCHRA webinar: Reframing Talent: New Strategies to Fill Job Specs. Join us, Friday, September 7th at 12 pm to learn how to expand your reality about the potential of talent and how to redesign […]. appeared first on HR West?

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018


Dates: September 11-14, 2018. mercer : (Patricia Milligan): Advancing the #health, wealth & careers of over 110M people worldwide – Tweeting about #FutureOfWork #DigitalTransformation #Leadership #Retirement #Investments. We offer powerful WFM & HCM tools to manage and engage your entire workforce from pre-hire to retire.

Gender Plays Vital Role in How Workers Are Saving for Retirement, Finds Willis Towers Watson

HR Daily Advisor

However, a new survey shows that gender plays an important part in how workers are saving for retirement and securing their financial freedom. Saving for retirement is a significant challenge for the vast majority of working Americans,” said Shane Bartling, senior consultant, Willis Towers Watson—in a press release. Varying financial needs make it difficult for many men and women to build a retirement nest egg. rather than, ‘Is it important to save for retirement?’”.

Retirement Savings Plague Workers Who Are Fearful They’ll be Working Past 70

HR Daily Advisor

One of the most talked about HR trends of 2018 is financial wellness. However, a new CareerBuilder survey highlights employees’ concerns over whether or not they have enough saved for retirement, hindering plans to retire at the typical age of 65. workers are still pumping the brakes on their retirement plans. Four in 10 workers (40%) don’t think they’ll be able to retire until 70 or older. Benefits 2014 401(k) retirement planning workers

Career Transition—a creative path to retirement?


Retirement looks much different today than it did a couple of decades ago. Many people aren’t looking to spend their retirement years watching the world go by, and some might actually find the idea of a front-porch-sitting retirement boring in the first place. Just like most employees across an organization, mature workers are seeking purpose and meaning, and these needs don’t fizzle because their age is rising

Big No-No: Questioning Employees about Their Retirement Plans

HR Daily Advisor

In all honesty, we would like him to retire because of the toxic attitude. May we ask him about his retirement plans? A No—asking employees about their retirement plans is not a good idea. Under the law, there is no mandatory retirement age. Be careful not to ask any employee (or applicant) about when or at what age he plans to retire. You shouldn’t ask your employee about his retirement plans. Q We have an employee who is about to turn 65.

Company Benefits and Retention: It’s More Than Just Retirement Plans and Insurance


Many of us have one of those “buy 10, get 1 free” cards stuffed somewhere in our wallet or purse. It seems every company is concerned about customer retention, but how many companies are concerned about employee retention

What Is the Strengthening Financial Security Through Short-Term Savings Accounts Act of 2018?

HR Daily Advisor

The Strengthening Financial Security Through Short-Term Savings Accounts Act of 2018 is a bill introduced in the Senate in July 2018 (S. These types of accounts are sometimes referred to as “side-car” accounts because they’re meant to complement retirement savings. Almost a third of American employees have taken a loan out against their retirement or taken an early withdrawal. Benefits Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA

The ROI of Retirement Education


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How to Help Employees Save More for Retirement

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How to help employees save more for retirement. Employees experience debilitating financial stress when it comes to retirement and they want employers to provide tools and support that ensure they’ll have enough money saved to last through retirement. A third of workers and a fifth of retirees are ‘overwhelmed’ or ‘paralyzed’ by their financial situations, according to the latest Retirement Study Reveal by Wells Fargo. For Employers financial stress retirement

IRS May Expand Determination Letters for Some Retirement Plans

HR Daily Advisor

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) said on April 5 that it may reopen its determination letter program to certain types of individually designed retirement plans, beyond the narrow set of circumstances in which such letters are currently available. In 2016, the IRS announced that it would stop making routine qualification determinations of individually designed retirement plans under its previous 5-year remedial amendment cycle program. Benefits 2017 guidance IRS retirement

IRS Raises Several Annual Retirement Plan Limits for 2019

HR Daily Advisor

For 2019, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is raising most of the annual threshold and benefit levels that apply to retirement plans, the IRS announced on November 1. Employers and retirement plan administrators can apply the new rates as they prepare their plans for next year and conduct nondiscrimination testing. Most of the limits were increased for 2018. Retirement P lans.

Two More Reasons HSAs Are Essential for a Healthy Retirement

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Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) can be used to save for both current and future health expenses, demonstrating their value as a tool for physical and financial health today and in retirement. HSAs offer additional flexibility and benefits that other retirement accounts don’t. And yes, they are a valuable retirement savings tool. By offering your employees an HSA, you’re empowering them with additional benefits that they won’t find with other retirement accounts.