26 Jun 2009 | Nic Paton
The legacy of the current recession will be felt for years to come in the pensions' crisis it is storing up, leaving many of us with a far less comfortable retirement than we had hoped for.
20 May 2009 | Derek Torres
Americans are a resilient bunch.You can tell them that their workplace savings scheme (401k) is sinking like the Titanic, but they'll still throw money at it.
19 Nov 2008 | Nic Paton
Twenty years from now the workplace could be clogged up with a generation of embittered older workers who cannot afford to retire yet resent being told what to do.
13 Oct 2008 | Derek Torres
Just in case some of you weren't worried enough about your jobs, did you happen to hear that in the US, workplace retirement plans have taken a hit to the tune of $2 trillion dollars?
02 Oct 2008 | Nic Paton
Americans are cutting what they put into their pensions, or even stopping funding their retirement altogether, as they struggle to keep their heads above water financially.
02 Sep 2008 | Nic Paton
Most American now feel old age begins at 75. But that doesn't mean that they're at all keen to graft away in full-time work for an extra decade.
19 Aug 2008 | Derek Torres
I was quite surprised to happen upon an article last week that claims that American workers are continuing to fund their workplace savings plans, despite the market volatility.
01 Aug 2008 | Nic Paton
Faced with the mass exodus of baby-boomers, American employers are increasingly turning to phased retirement programs to keep workers on board for as long as possible.
31 Jul 2008 | Nic Paton
Rising costs are encouraging employers to look at alternatives to gold-plated pensions when it comes to attracting and retaining senior executives.
08 May 2008 | Nic Paton
Even wealthy Americans are being hit by the downturn, with the country's elite becoming increasingly concerned about their financial health and their retirement prospects.
30 Apr 2008 | Nic Paton
More evidence has emerged that Americans are storing up financial problems for the future, with a quarter raiding their pension pots just to make ends meet.
16 Apr 2008 | Nic Paton
Fewer than a third of Generation X are confident they will ever be able to retire and stop work completely, with most worried about supporting aging relatives and debt-laden children.
10 Apr 2008 | Nic Paton
The looming recession is forcing Americans to put their retirement saving on hold, raising the prospect of a pensions' catastrophe in decades to come.
03 Mar 2008 | Nic Paton
When times are hard it's all too easy for retirement saving to drop down the priority list - which is exactly what is happening in America.
19 Feb 2008 | Derek Torres
Change is slowly taking over the workplace in ways that many people probably see but not notice. One such example is the ageing American workplace.
18 Feb 2008 | Nic Paton
A fifth of British workers complain they have been pressured by their managers to take early retirement when they would much rather have carried on working.
16 Nov 2007 | Brian Amble
Across the industrialized world, hundreds of millions of Baby Boomers who are approaching retirement are growing increasingly concerned about their financial security.
19 Oct 2007 | Nic Paton
British companies are not just closing their final salary pension schemes to new employees. Many now want what has become a financial millstone off their balance sheets all together.
13 Sep 2007 | Nic Paton
Bad management of defined contribution pensions by British employers risks leaving workers 70 per cent worse off in retirement than they should be.
05 Sep 2007 | Bryan Alaspa
Thinking about retiring soon? If you're working in Europe, you may need to rethink your plans. Because while we Americans often think that Europeans have a pension system that would make most other countries drool, the reality is anything but sweet.