Money Talk: Helping Millennial Workers Start Saving

Question: We have 90 employees, many of them millennials, and only about 30 percent take advantage of our retirement plan. What resources and advice can I use to get our employees to take control of their retirement future? Answer: The youngest generation of adults and near-adults vividly remembers the stock market crash and financial turmoil of 2008-09. So they’re understandably wary of investing, plus more of them are dealing with...

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Financial Advisers Don’t Care About Millennials, and Vice Versa

The investment industry has an age discrimination problem, and millennials and Generation X are bearing the brunt of it. Only 30 percent of financial advisers are actively looking for clients under age 40, according to a survey of 500 advisers by the research firm Corporate Insight. Advisers prefer older clients for a simple reason: Most advisers get paid based on a percentage of the assets they manage. And typical households in their...

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