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401(k) Plans Still Popular, But Growth is Slowing

401(k) Plans Still Popular, But Growth is Slowing

By Sean Patterson September 5, 2014

For the past few years, retirement has seemed like a pipe dream for many Americans. The financial meltdown that occurred six years ago decimated the retirement accounts of many Americans, and U.S. employment numbers are still limping back to pre-recession …

Retirement Plans In The Works? What You Should Know

Good news for Americans planning their retirement: Reports indicate that retirement assets reached a record high at the end of 2013. This signals a sharp recovery from the disastrous 2008, when such assets were nearly halved in value. If you’re …

Derek Jeter Announces Reasons For Retirement Derek Jeter Announces Reasons For Retirement

Derek Jeter has watched the players he came up with through the Yankee farm system retire one by one. First, Bernie Williams, then his best friend Jorge Posada and finally both Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte last year. The Captain …

Retirement Planning: Not Just For Seniors Retirement Planning: Not Just For Seniors

When many Americans hear the words, “retirement planning”, they immediately think of silver-haired oldsters plotting life after they are finally able to stop working. This isn’t so unusual since traditionally, it’s been expected that individuals begin planning on an exit …

Derek Jeter’s Exit Will Be Tough on Yankee Fans Derek Jeter’s Exit Will Be Tough on Yankee Fans

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They came up together, in a farm system bounty for the ages: Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Bernie Williams, Jorge Posada and Andy Pettitte. Together, they won four World Series Rings. Then Pettitte left for his hometown Houston Astros in 2004 …

Elway: On Manning’s Retirement Possibility Elway: On Manning’s Retirement Possibility

John Elway, former Bronco’s quarterback and now the teams executive vice president, says Manning isn’t likely to retire anytime soon. Especially if he finishes his record-setting season with a second Super Bowl ring. Elway, who retired over 15 years ago …

Another Democratic Congressman Announces Retirement Another Democratic Congressman Announces Retirement

Congressman Bill Owens today announced that he will not seek re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives this fall. Owens is the Democratic representative from New York’s 21st District. Owens has served in the House since 2009, when he won …

Congressman George Miller Announces His Retirement Congressman George Miller Announces His Retirement

U.S. Representative George Miller today announced that he will not be seeking re-election for his California district seat this fall. Miller is currently one of the longest-serving Democratic representatives in congress, having first been elected to his seat in 1974. …

Justin Bieber Officially Retires Justin Bieber Officially Retires

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T’was the night before Christmas, all calm on the net. Not a pop star was twerking with future regret. Justin Bieber posted on Twitter, his retirement there, in hopes that all of his fans would still care. “My beloved beliebers” …

Justin Bieber: Really Retiring Or Simply Trolling?
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Get your boats and paddles ready for the fangirl tears about to flood the Earth–at least if Justin Bieber is telling the truth. The popstar claimed via Twitter that he would be, no joke, retiring from the music industry. Being …

Brett Favre Suffers From Memory Loss

Brett Favre has now become the latest NFL player to claim memory loss after retirement. There is no doubt that players of all positions suffer hard hits and many encounter injuries throughout their careers, but it is often hardest on …

Brett Favre Rams: Did The Rams Turn To Favre?
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Brett Favre was approached by the St. Louis Rams to fill in at quarterback, although he seems to have denied the offer already. The Rams are searching for any sort of help that they can get. After struggling with Sam …

2002 Wimbledon Runner-Up David Nalbandian Retires

2002 Wimbledon runner-up, David Nalbandian, has made a life-changing decision this week – one that places a stark sense of finality on his professional tennis career. Tuesday, October 1 was a day that Nalbandian classified as ‘difficult,’ given his untimely …

Donovan McNabb's Jersey Was Retired During Halftime Of The Eagles Game

Donovan McNabb, the former Eagles quarterback was given a special ceremony from the team during their game on Thursday night. McNabb has received quite a bit of criticism throughout his career, and some do not feel that he deserves the …

Administration promises to investigate findings Administration promises to investigate findings
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A new study recently released by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) claims that the Social Security Administration has paid an estimated $1.3 billion in disability insurance benefits to thousands of people who might not have been eligible to receive …

Lil Wayne Talks Health and Retirement

The famous 2009 interview between former network anchorwoman, Katie Couric, and rapper Lil Wayne wasn’t just your regular, routine interview. The two forged an unexpected bond that’s spanned over the past 4 years. Now, he’s stopped by Couric’s syndicated talk …

There Is A Reason Behind Ballmer's Sudden Retirement There Is A Reason Behind Ballmer's Sudden Retirement
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On Friday, Steve Ballmer announced that he would be retiring as CEO of Microsoft within the next 12 months. The stock market had a field day with the news, but the rest of us were were wondering why the longtime …