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401(k) Plans in 2010: An Update from the SCF (July 2012)

Date Published: 
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

The release of the Federal Reserve’s 2010 Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF) is a great opportunity to assess how conflicting forces – the maturation of the system and the Pension Protection Act of 2006 on the one hand and the devastating effects of the 2008 financial collapse and Great Recession on the other hand – have affected workers’ 401(k) accounts.