Educational Articles

The Program frequently publishes educational articles on a variety of retirement and legal industry-related topics. Our articles are posted to this website on an ongoing basis. Please check back frequently for updates.

How to #savelikeagirl and Close the Retirement Savings Gap

December 6, 2018 Olympic Gold Medalist, Mia Hamm once said: “my coach said I run like a girl.  I said if he ran a little faster, he could too.”  With that simple statement she redefined the word “girl” to mean something more encouraging and inspiring than its historical connotation. When it comes to finances, women […]


2018 retirement plan dates and deadlines

November 21, 2018 The holidays are drawing near, which means it’s time for your annual retirement plan key dates reminder from the ABA Retirement Funds Program (“the Program”). If your firm maintains a qualified defined contribution retirement plan such as a profit sharing or 401(k) plan there are many important dates and deadlines you need […]


Is Your Retirement Plan Realistic?

January 31, 2018 Whether you’re years away from retirement or are about to leave the workforce for good, it’s critical to have a well-thought-out plan in place. Without one, you risk falling short of your financial goals and entering retirement without a clue as to how you’ll spend your days. But while creating a plan […]


Find your balance: 5 tips to help you pay down debt

February 21, 2018 Building a healthier financial life, means striking a balance between living for today, while preparing financially for tomorrow. You have multiple savings goals and as your priorities change, it is good to know how best to save for the things that matter most, without sacrificing your own financial future. Here are five […]


Retirement Planning for Women

March 13, 2018 Why Living Longer Means You Have to Save That Much Harder On average, women live longer than men. With a longer life expectancy, you’ll most likely have more time to enjoy your retirement. So far, so good. But here’s the catch: Living longer means you have a greater chance of outliving your […]