retirement savings account

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Noun1.retirement savings account - a plan for setting aside money to be spent after retirement
plan, program, programme - a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue"
401-k, 401-k plan - a retirement savings plan that is funded by employee contributions and (often) matching contributions from the employer; contributions are made from your salary before taxes and the funds grow tax-free until they are withdrawn, at which point they can be converted into an IRA; funds can be transferred if you change employers and you can (to some extent) manage the investments yourself
individual retirement account, IRA - a retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement; taxes on the interest earned in the account are deferred
Keogh plan - a tax-deferred pension plan for employees of unincorporated businesses or for self-employed persons
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Workers without access to a plan at work rarely save for retirement: Fewer than 10% of workers without access to a workplace plan contribute to a retirement savings account on their own.
MyRA, the new retirement savings account intended for people with taxable compensation income but who lack access to an employer-sponsored retirement plan, was launched nationwide in November with an announcement by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew.
An individual with present-biased preferences might express willingness to invest a tax refund she will receive in six months in a retirement savings account, for example, but when the refund arrives she will prefer not to do so, even though nothing has changed except the passage of time.
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