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There is a savings crisis looming in the United States. Nearly sixty percent of Americans cannot afford to pay for a $1,000 emergency today and a quarter of the U.S. are underprepared for the future, living without retirement savings. 

It’s time for employers to join the efforts of closing the savings gap, starting with retirement. Why businesses? Because saving starts with your employer. For the majority of Americans, the 401(k) is their first — if not only — invested asset. In fact, according to AARP, employees are 15 times more likely to save for retirement if they can do so through their employer.  

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