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  • EBRI Notes – August 2016

    Reducing Retirement Savings Leakage

    A recurring issue with defined contribution (DC) savings plans such as the 401(k) is the risk of “leakage”--preretirement reductions in plan savings by workers, either through loans, hardship withdrawals, or payouts at job change. EBRI’s spring policy forum, attended by about a hundred benefits experts, highlighted new work on leakage as part of its session on “Retirement Challenges and Reforms.” Press release.

  • EBRI Notes – July 2016

    Self-Insured Health Plans: Recent Trends by Firm Size, 1996-2015

    The share of both private-sector self-insured health plans and of covered workers in self-insured health plans have increased among small- and midsized firms since enactment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, according to new research from EBRI. Press release.