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Catch up with what the press is saying about the Broken Eggs project, and the looming retirement crisis in America. We’re tracking it all right here!

Zocalo Public Square: Getting Young Californians to Prepare for Their Financial Future?

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 12:31 pm

Are you in California? Check out this latest piece in Zocalo Public Square featuring our own Director + Writer, Emily Probst Miller, as well as one of the experts featured in Broken Eggs, Teresa Ghilarducci. The good news: It turns out the millennial generation (born between 1982 and 2003) are super savers, and have banked more than either…
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Yahoo Finance: “Broken Eggs”: What happens when your retirement is ambushed

Posted on September 24, 2014 at 12:32 pm

A decade ago, Julia and Bob Beardsley were on their way to what they predicted would be a perfectly comfortable retirement. The San Francisco Bay couple (Bob was an executive consultant and Julia a retired art teacher) had diligently saved 10% of their income from day one of their 30-year marriage. But a perfect storm of events…
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BenefitsPro: Ability to retire on time takes discipline, luck

Posted on March 29, 2013 at 1:54 pm

The news is full of stories about how difficult it is for people to save for retirement. Guaranteed pensions have gone the way of the Dodo and Social Security is projected to run out of funds in 20 years, leaving workers to rely on their own personal savings and employer-sponsored defined contribution plans. Read more

BenefitsPro: “Broken Eggs” documentary hopes to shed light on U.S. retirement crisis

Posted on March 22, 2013 at 1:56 pm

The impending retirement crisis in America is the subject of “Broken Eggs Film: The Looming Retirement Crisis in America,” a documentary conceived and produced by Chad Parks, president and CEO of The Online 401(k). Parks and his film crew drove across the U.S. interviewing people about their retirement savings and views on retirement. It found…
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Yahoo! Finance: Broken Eggs Film Asks Americans to Help Solve the Looming Retirement Crisis

Posted on March 21, 2013 at 2:00 pm

It’s time to wake up, America; we are facing a retirement crisis. Did you know that according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute almost half of all Americans have less than $10,000 saved for retirement? Did you know that a Wells Fargo study reported that 74 percent of American workers expect to keep working after they hit the age…
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Design a countdown-to-retirement plan

Posted on February 26, 2013 at 6:01 pm

Retirement can be some of the most rewarding years of your life. (USA Today) Yet many people jeopardize the quality and security of their golden years by not planning. They spend their 20s searching for a partner, their 30s climbing the corporate ladder and their 40s juggling work meetings and their children’s soccer games. As…
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Many of us won’t be able to retire until our 80s

Posted on February 26, 2013 at 3:46 pm

BOSTON (MarketWatch) — We all think it’s a panacea. If you don’t have enough money saved for retirement, you’ve got a few ways to close the gap between what you have and what you need in your nest egg: Save more, invest more aggressively, and/or work longer. Well, it turns out that working longer is…
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Retirement Planning Study Finds Boomers Have Savings For Only 2/3 Of Retiree Years

Posted on February 21, 2013 at 3:14 pm

(Huffington Post) The average person in the United States will spend 21 years in retirement, but will deplete their savings after just 14 years, leaving a shortfall of seven years, according to an HSBC report released today. “The Future Of Retirement: A New Reality” – based on a survey of over 15,000 consumers in 15 global markets —…
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Retirement Living: Debt holds many Boomers back

Posted on February 9, 2013 at 5:40 pm

With the average Baby Boomer a half-million dollars short on retirement savings, the prospects for actually retiring look slim. So what do we do about it? (USA Today) Baby Boomers, forget about retirement. We’ll be working for the rest of our lives. OK, that may be an exaggeration, but not by much. We have not…
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The 3 Best Retirement Tips Of 2013

Posted on February 5, 2013 at 3:00 pm

(Forbes) Retirement planning should be on everyone’s mind, whether you are a baby boomer reaching the end of your working life or a 20-something just starting out. One of the smartest financial advisors gives us her take on how to do this: Manisha Thakor is the CEO and founder of MoneyZenManagement in Santa Fe, N.M. – an independent boutique advisory…
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