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Helping Financial Coaches Reach Those Struggling the Most

  In 2013, Bank of America partnered with the Khan Academy to launch Better Money Habits®, an online tool that takes an innovative approach to helping people understand complex financial topics. Millions of people have viewed content on BetterMoneyHabits.com on their smart phones, tablets and computers, but we realize that not everyone who...

FOCUS BLOG: Reflections on Retirement Policy with Robert L. Reynolds

How would you assess the private, voluntary workplace savings? Is it working well overall? Our private workplace savings system – 401(k)’s and the like – is a huge success story – for most Americans. But it is also a major challenge for millions of workers and for our policy-makers in Washington. What we have is […]

WHITE PAPER: The Unique Retirement Savings Challenges of Women, Minorities, and Millennials

FSR today released a white paper on the unique retirement savings challenges of women, minorities, and millennials.  Authored by FSR’s Vice President of Government Affairs for Investment Management, Jill Hoffman, the white paper comes at a time when more than half of Americans are not saving enough for retirement. To encourage employers to take...

FOCUS VIDEO: Ensuring a Secure Retirement for All

FSR’s focus on retirement security comes at a time when more than half of Americans are not saving enough for retirement. To help Americans save more, FSR has spearheaded its Save 10 initiative, a business to business, peer to peer effort encouraging responsible employers to help their employees better prepare for a secure retirement by...

FOCUS BLOG: A Regulatory System for the 21st Century

  The multi-agency makeup of the U.S. financial system may cost taxpayers $30 billion a year. Some analysts predict that comprehensive regulatory reform could result in a dramatic cost savings for the government and the private sector without compromising financial stability. One of the important responsibilities of any new president is...