5/12/2016 – Should Americans Be Auto-Enrolled In Retirement Plans?

Having enough money to retire is the number one financial worry for Americans. They say so in poll after poll.

So you might think retirement is something the presidential candidates would be addressing. All three major party candidates left do talk about protecting Social Security — something most voters like to hear. But actually, none of the candidates so far is talking about a bold, new approach to the problem that’s rapidly gaining traction both abroad and here in the U.S. at the state level.

That is — laws that force both large and small businesses to set up retirement plans for all their workers and to automatically enroll their workers into these plans.

Read the full article at National Public Radio (NPR).