NCPA Media: NCPA in the News
Aug 21, 2006
Law makes significant changes to 401(k)s: Employers will soon see plans in a different light. So should you.
The 401(k) is transforming. The pension reform bill that President Bush signed into law last week makes 401(k)s friendlier to workers and encourages employers to help savings-challenged Americans build their nest eggs for retirement.
Aug 16, 2006
WASHINGTON -- The pension bill that President Bush plans to sign into law on Thursday will give a boost to 401(k) retirement savings plans and impose tougher funding requirements that could cause more companies to freeze or abandon the old-fashioned pension that once was common in America.
Aug 10, 2006
NEW YORK - The 401(k) retirement savings plan is getting the biggest overhaul in its 25 year history.
Jul 25, 2006
John F. Kennedy believed that "an economy hampered by restrictive tax rates will never produce enough revenue to balance our budget, just as it will never produce enough jobs or enough profits." So he proposed income tax rate reductions, which the Democratic Congress enacted the year after JFK's death. Back then, Democrats were for them: more than 80% of Democratic senators and representatives voted for the Kennedy tax cuts.
Jul 23, 2006
HAS our economic system become un fair to women? In "Leaving Women Behind," Kimberly Strassel of The Wall Street Journal, Celeste Colgan of the National Council on the Humanities and John Goodman of the National Center for Policy Analysis say "yes."
Jul 16, 2006
If you aren't participating in your company's 401(k), your employer might just sign you up.
May 16, 2006
LOS ANGELES, CA, United States (UPI) -- The thought of gasoline going to $4 per gallon this summer is small potatoes next to the high-stakes debate that is being revved up in anticipation of this month`s politically charged premiere of Al Gore`s documentary on global warming.
May 14, 2006
The single most important economic and sociological change in our society in modern times has been the entry of women into the labor market.