Extreme Retirement Makeovers in the Forecast


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Many employees expect revamped retirement plans by the end of 2007. A survey of 146 companies found that by the end of the year businesses are likely to offer:

Automatic registration of employees into 401(k) plans (58%).
Third-party investment advisory services (43%).
Contribution escalation options (34%).
Introduction of a Roth 401(k) (11%).

Source: Hewitt Associates, www.hewitt.com .

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