The impact ofauto-portability was particularly impressive among the lowestincome quartile. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The Employee Benefits Research Institute (EBRI) has added yetanother study to a growing body of research supporting thesubstantial retirement savings public policy benefits of auto-portability.

EBRI Issue Brief no. 473, by research directorJack VanDerhei, Ph.D., compared the outcomes of participants in401(k) defined contribution plans with auto-enrollment againstdefined benefit (DB) plans.

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