Opinion: 401Ks are a disaster and Social Security benefits need major boost
(Source: USA Today, February 5, 2013)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Recent and near-retirees, the first major cohort of the 401(k) era, do not have nearly enough in retirement savings to even come close to maintaining their current lifestyles. We need an across the board increase in Social Security retirement benefits of 20% or more. We need it to happen right now, even if that means raising taxes on high incomes or removing the salary cap in Social Security taxes.
Full story: USA Today
Thursday, February 07, 2013