Hands-Off Investors


ar from being day traders, most participants in 401(k) plans are content to sit tight and leave their allocations alone, according to a Wharton School of Business study. Eighty percent made no trades in two years, and 10% made only a single trade, researchers found. The study analyzed retirement accounts managed by the Vanguard Group in 2003 and 2004.

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What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.