How to Get People to Save More

Hal Varian covers this topic in today’s New York Times:  Excerpt:

As the authors put it, "Taken together, our results suggest that the
combination of a clear and understandable match for saving, easily
accessible savings vehicles, the opportunity to use part of an income
tax refund to save, and professional assistance could generate a
significant increase in contributions to retirement accounts, including
among middle- and low-income households."


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