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Planning to Retire

December 2011


Workers Double 2012 Retirement Savings Goals

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Among those considering a financial new year’s resolution for 2012, nearly half (46 percent) say saving more money is their top priority. The median target savings amount has doubled from $1,200 in 2011 to $2,400 in 2012, according to an ORC International survey of 1,011 adults commissioned by ...

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Sizing Up Your Employer’s 401(k) Plan

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401(k) balances have been declining for the past two quarters, even as workers continue to save in these retirement accounts. The average Fidelity 401(k) account balance was $64,300 in the third quarter of 2011, down from $72,700 at the end of the second quarter and $74,900 in the first quarter,

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