THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Study: 401(k)s, IRAs underperform pensions

By Ross Kerber
Globe Staff / September 6, 2006

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

Private 401(k) retirement-savings plans have underperformed traditional company pension plans by one percentage point a year, according to a Boston College report released yesterday that found individual retirement accounts fared even worse. (Full article: 548 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass