401K matching is back

CNNMoney.com:

Employees who took a hit on their savings last year might finally be in for some welcome news: Companies are stepping up efforts to help them save more for retirement.

Of companies that suspended or reduced 401(k) match programs, 80% planned to restore them this year, according to a survey conducted by Hewitt Associates, a global human resources consulting firm.

This could be a precursor to wage increases.

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One Comment on “401K matching is back”

  1. […] FedEx Brings Back 401K Matching By Dr. Duru Federal Express (FDX) reported strong earnings and raised earnings guidance for the next quarter. Unlike many reports that continue to tout tight controls over hiring and labor costs as a path to profits, FedEx announced it would reinstate the matching component of its 401K program. This announcement is in-line with an earlier report from Hewitt Associates predicting that the majority of companies that dropped 401K matching during the recession would bring these programs…. […]


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