401(k) Eligibility and Vesting Policies (podcast)

Posted on November 29, 2016

Millions of Americans depend on their 401(k) retirement plans to sustain them through their later years. It’s money they’ve been setting aside from their paychecks, and in some cases their employers have kicked in funds as well. But not all 401(k) plans are the same, and differing policies regarding eligibility requirements and employer contributions can have a big impact on workers’ retirement savings.

Listen to Charlie Jeszeck, a director in our Education, Workforce, and Income Security team, discuss some of the policies employers offer, and how they might affect employees’ retirement savings.

401(k) Eligibility and Vesting Policies
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