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A weekly roundup of EBRI research and insights, as well as updates on surveys, studies, litigation, legislation and regulation impacting employee benefit plans.
401(k) Participants in the Wake of the Financial Crisis: Changes in Account Balances, 2007–2011
Overall, the average account balance increased at a compound annual average growth rate of 5.4 percent over the 2007–2011 period.
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EBRI Research on PPACA and its Potential Impact on Private-Sector Health Benefits
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EBRI Issue Brief – November 2013
The number of workers participating in an employment-based retirement plan has increased slightly, although the level of participation is down slightly, according to a new analysis by EBRI. Press release.
EBRI Notes – November 2013
“Lump-Sum Distributions at Job Change, Distributions Through 2012,” and “Views on the Value of Voluntary Workplace Benefits: Findings from the 2013 Health and Voluntary Workplace Benefits Survey”
LSDs: When workers change jobs, an increasing number appear to be leaving their retirement savings intact, according to new research by EBRI. Press release.
WBS: The vast majority or workers say that the benefits package an employer offers--especially health insurance--is important to their decision to accept or reject a job, but a quarter are not satisfied with them, according to a new survey. Press release.
EBRI Issue Brief – October 2013
The average 401(k) account balance for participants consistently participating in their 401(k) plans for the four years from 2007 through 2011 was up 23.5 percent at year-end 2011 compared with year-end 2007, despite the sharp decline caused by the bear market in 2008, according to a report released today by EBRI and ICI. Press release.
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- 401(k) Valuations Published: November 30, 2013 401(k) Balances and Changes Due to Market Volatility
- Data Book Last Updated: February 2013 A comprehensive collection of the most up-to-date benefit information available