Tag: Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA)

If You’re Saving for Retirement, This Matters To You:

Filed in Retirement, Secretary Perez by on February 24, 2015 0 Comments
If You’re Saving for Retirement, This Matters To You:

What’s the difference between a doctor, a lawyer, and a financial adviser? It may sound like a bad joke, but it’s a dead serious question. When you go to a doctor or a lawyer, you expect that the advice you get is in your best interest. That’s because lawyers and doctors have an obligation to […]

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#GetCovered During Open Enrollment!

Filed in DOL by on November 15, 2014 0 Comments
#GetCovered During Open Enrollment!

November doesn’t just bring colder weather; it also signals the start of open enrollment for health care. Open enrollment is the period each year when you can enroll in health coverage through your employer, a spouse’s employer, or the Health Insurance Marketplace. If you already have health coverage, you can switch to a new plan […]

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Increase Breast Cancer Awareness in 5 Steps

Filed in DOL, Women by on October 2, 2014 0 Comments
Increase Breast Cancer Awareness in 5 Steps

You probably know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every October there are nationwide campaigns to raise awareness of the importance of early detection and treatment and to raise funds to find a cure. While we know there is still a lot to do when it comes to beating breast cancer, what a lot […]

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Do the Math – and Save

Filed in DOL, Retirement by on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
Do the Math – and Save

Many of us are living longer and will have healthier and more active years in retirement. That makes saving for retirement even more important. Don’t let the math put you off. EBSA’s Savings Fitness online worksheets make it easy: Enter your information, and the calculations are done for you. In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage […]

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A Road Map to Retirement Security

Filed in Retirement, Secretary Perez by on March 11, 2014 0 Comments
A Road Map to Retirement Security

It’s been a long winter on the East Coast, but every day brings us closer to spring. One of the things I’m most looking forward to is getting back on my bicycle. I love riding around my neighborhood and exploring new parts of the city – although exploring new paths is always easier with a […]

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Seize the Power – Know Your Rights!

Filed in DOL, Retirement, Workplace Rights by on March 6, 2014 0 Comments
Seize the Power – Know Your Rights!

Knowledge is power, and if you want to understand the retirement or health care benefits provided by your employer, the Employee Benefits Security Administration has the knowledge you need. EBSA oversees millions of retirement, health and other private employment-based benefit plans. We develop regulations, enforce the law, and assist and educate workers covered by these benefit […]

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Your Financial Future Begins Today – Deal With It!

Filed in DOL, Retirement by on February 19, 2014 1 Comment
Your Financial Future Begins Today – Deal With It!

Finishing college and starting a career is an exciting and busy time. As you begin this new phase of your life, you’ll probably find yourself making lots of financial decisions. To help you get started, the Department of Labor, the Department of Education and the NAACP Financial Freedom Center are presenting a free webcast for […]

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Fight for Your Right (to Healthy)

Filed in Workplace Rights by on February 6, 2014 0 Comments
Fight for Your Right (to Healthy)

This December, the Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration celebrated the 15th anniversary of its Health Benefits Education Campaign, and we’re keeping the party going by renewing our commitment to two of the campaign’s most important goals: educating workers to know their rights and responsibilities under their employer-provided health plan so they can make […]

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Take Control of Your Retirement Planning

Filed in Education, Retirement by on August 6, 2013 0 Comments
Take Control of Your Retirement Planning

In March, the Employee Benefit Research Institute published the results of its 2013 Retirement Confidence Survey. Among other findings, they reported that nearly a third of surveyed workers lacked confidence that they had enough money for a comfortable retirement. While 43 percent estimated they would need to save 20 percent or more of their income […]

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Want to Retire with Money? The 2 Smartest Choices You Can Make

Filed in Education, Retirement by on July 16, 2013 1 Comment
Want to Retire with Money? The 2 Smartest Choices You Can Make

Like most baseball players, Mike Sweeney knows statistics – and as a five-time MLB All-Star, the former Kansas City Royal has seen some pretty impressive stats in his career. But calculating a batting average is one thing and projecting investment growth is another. So when Sweeney started investing his earnings, he knew he needed expert […]

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