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Saver’s Credit fact sheet issued

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An underutilized incentive to save for retirement might get a bit wider exposure, if the National Institute on Retirement Security and the Pension Rights Center have their way.

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How the Saver’s Tax Credit Can Boost Your Retirement Savings

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The average retrement benefit from Social Security may not be enough to pay for your expenses during retrement. The federal government encourages low-income earners to save for retrement through a non-refundable tax credit called the Saver’s Credit.

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Rethinking savings plans as struggling Americans raid 401(k)s

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For too many of Vada Lindsey's lower-income clients, their hard-earned 401(k) accounts become go-to emergency funds when they are faced with unexpected cash needs.

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Tax credit a benefit for lower-income workers

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Lower-income workers can get a little-known tax credit worth up to $1,000 each year if they contribute to an individual retirement account or workplace plan such as a 401(k), 403(b) or 457.

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Are Democrats Eyeing 401(k)s, IRAs for Tax Hit?

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Is your 401(k) safe from the tax man? That's a question that might be worth asking, as the congressional "supercommittee" scrambles to find $1.5 trillion in additional deficit cuts.

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Proposed Retirement Plan Overhaul Faces Skepticism at Tax Reform Hearing

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Employee benefits experts testifying before the Senate Finance Committee on Sept.

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Retirement experts clash over tax breaks for 401(k) plans

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Some want to boost the deferral limit – others want to do away with it

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401(k) savings proposal gets cold shoulder from panel

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A proposal to replace the current tax deductions for 401(k) plans and IRAs with a flat tax credit got a chilly reception before the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday as panel members and pension experts defended the plans and the incentives for employers to provide them.

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Pension Rights Center to Lawmakers: "Changes to Retirement Plan Tax Breaks Should Address the Retirement Income Deficit, not the Budget Deficit"

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WASHINGTON - At a hearing held by the Senate Committee on Finance today, the Pension Rights Center called on lawmakers to re-examine the tax incentives associated with 401(k) plans and other retirement savings plans, so that those tax breaks work more efficiently a

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401(k) break at risk as policymakers mull retirement shift

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U.S. retirement programs could look different if a grand deficit-cutting bargain is struck in upcoming negotiations.

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