A new study from American Century suggests sponsors may be speaking out of bothsides the their mouths.

Overwhelmingly, sponsors say it is very important to supportparticipants’ quest for a secure retirement. Of the nearly 500sponsors American Century surveyed—none had more than $250 millionin plan value—91 percent say they are conscious of employees’retirement readiness.

Yet only 36 percent of sponsors said they actually test theirplan for retirement readiness.

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Nick Thornton

Nick Thornton is a financial writer covering retirement and health care issues for BenefitsPRO and ALM Media. He greatly enjoys learning from the vast minds in the legal, academic, advisory and money management communities when covering the retirement space. He's also written on international marketing trends, financial institution risk management, defense and energy issues, the restaurant industry in New York City, surfing, cigars, rum, travel, and fishing. When not writing, he's pushing into some land or water.