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Employees’ retirement savings hit record highs

Contributions to retirement accounts remained strong in the fourth quarter, according to Fidelity Investments.

Benefits news you may have missed: Feb. 15-19

From the growing trend of vaccine incentives to record-high retirement contributions, here are some of the week’s top stories.

HRE’s number of the day: average 401(k) balance drop

Employees’ accounts have fallen due to the coronavirus pandemic. Find out how much–and what the number means for HR leaders.

401(k) balances plunge due to coronavirus

Retirement account balances sank 19% in the first quarter, according to Fidelity Investments.