Archived Insight | June 12, 2018
Most organizations monitor their overall defined contribution (DC) plan participation. This standard periodic review may paint a pleasant picture, such as, “Eighty-three percent of your employees participate in your DC plan. The average employee saves 6.2 percent of his or her salary. That’s up from 5.5 percent last year.”
That sounds encouraging. Yet aggregate statistics can mask problems that undermine an organization’s efforts to help employees prepare for their own retirement. A closer look into the data — especially employee savings patterns — can expose hidden problems that may even affect organizational productivity and success.
This page is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal, tax or investment advice. You are encouraged to discuss the issues raised here with your legal, tax and other advisors before determining how the issues apply to your specific situations.
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