An from yesterday’s Wall Street Journal was disconcerting — and misleading. It said the re may be unintended consequences to the law that allows firms to automatically enroll their employees into 401(k) plans. In one of many scenarios, an analysis done by the Employee Benefits Research Institute for the WSJ found that up to 40 […]
When ideas emerge out of fear instead of facts, consequences can be scary. Amid the tumultuous stock market and worries about the cost of the bailout, policymakers, politicians, and the presidential candidates are focusing now on the downfalls of 401(k) plans.