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With support from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED), the Center for Financial Security at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (CFS) and the New York City Department  of Consumer Affairs Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) partnered on a pilot More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Brief
Tags: Job Training, Financial Counseling, Financial Empowerment    
Date: 4/21/2014
This publication helps you manage your money so you can afford today’s needs while funding tomorrow’s goals. This publication shows how saving for retirement can be part of your overall financial plan. Worksheets will help workers at any stage of their career manage their financial life, More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Website
Tags: longevity risk, retirement risk, tax-deferred retirement account, ERISA, mid-career, new entrants, new job, college seniors
Date: 8/9/2013
A SIMPLE (Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees of Small Employers) IRA plan offers advantages to small businesses with 100 or fewer employees and provides a simplified way to contribute toward retirement. This publication highlights the advantages of a SIMPLE IRA plan and how to set up and More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Brochure
Tags: SIMPLE-IRA, ERISA, tax qualification, small business, contributions, fiduciary, trustee
Date: 8/9/2013
Many workers don't realize how important it is to get an early start on saving for retirement. This Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration video provides information for workers about the importance of saving for retirement and how to get started. The video also has links to More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Video Website
Tags: longevity risk, retirement risk, tax-deferred retirement account, ERISA, mid-career, new entrants, new job, college seniors
Date: 8/9/2013
Many workers aren't aware of the laws that protect their health benefits. This Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration video provides information for workers about their health care rights. The video also has links to additional information to help workers take full More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Video Website
Date: 8/9/2013
Ads for business opportunities doing medical billing may sound like the perfect work-at-home option, but beware. The reality is that few people who pay for medical billing opportunities make any money. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Tags: owning a business, business
Date: 5/22/2013
You have rights when you deal with debt collectors. More information...
Audience: Individual
Date: 3/29/2013
Your application for a job means an employer can check your credit report. Here are some things to know. More information...
Audience: Individual
Date: 3/29/2013
Explains employer responsibilities and consumer rights when using information in credit reports to evaluate applications for employment, as well as employee retention, promotion or reassignment. Advises consumers to review their credit reports before applying for a job. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Brochure
Date: 2/22/2013
Target date funds are often available through 401(k) plans. Some 401(k) plans use these funds as the default investment for plan participants who have not selected their investments under the plan. Both before and after investing in a target date fund, consider carefully whether the fund is right More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Brochure
Date: 2/22/2013