March 21, 2013

Corporate employers plan to spend an average of $521 per employee on wellness-based incentives in 2013. This marks an increase of 13% from the average of $460 per employee reported in 2011, and double the per-employee average of $260 reported in 2009, according to an employer survey by the nonprofit National Business Group on Health and Fidelity Investments.

Data for the survey were collected in October and November 2012 from a sample of 120 U.S. companies spanning a range of fewer than 2,000 to more than 50,000 employees.

November 26, 2012

The average balance in 401(k) accounts managed by Fidelity Investments reached $75,900 at the end of the third quarter 2012, the highest it has been since the company began tracking account data more than 12 years ago.

The ending balance represents an 18% increase over one year prior when it was $64,300, according to Fidelity’s analysis of its 12 million 401(k) accounts in more than 20,200 corporate defined contribution plans.

The analysis showed the following:

July 15, 2007

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