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- Main Title 401(k) Plans and Retirement Savings: Issues for Congress
Author: Purcell, PatrickCreator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Specialist in Income Security
Author: Topoleski, John J.Creator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Analyst in Income Security
Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
- Creation: 2009-07-14
- Content Description: Over the past 25 years, defined contribution (DC) plans - including 401(k) plans - have become the most prevalent form of employer-sponsored retirement plan in the United States. This report describes seven major policy issues with respect to defined contribution plans: 1) access to employer-sponsored retirement plans; 2) participation in employer-sponsored plans; 3) contribution rates; 4) investment choices; 5) fee disclosure; 6) leakage from retirement savings; and 7) converting retirement savings into income.
- Physical Description: 28 pages.
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Aged
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Labor
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Retirement
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Pensions
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Defined contribution plans
Name: Congressional Research Service ReportsCode: CRSR
Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents DepartmentCode: UNTGD
- CRS Report Number: R40707
- Accession or Local Control No: R40707_2009Jul14
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc26189