401(k) Provider Offers Cash Incentive to Start Saving

The first 401(k) cash-back program pays you to save.

401k is spelled out on top of four stacks of coins that get progressively higher.
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You could potentially earn a cash incentive just by saving for retirement. Human Interest, a 401(k) provider for small and mid-size companies, is now paying participants to save, providing cash for those who need it the most. 

Considering half of mothers have little retirement savings, and Gen Xers just aren't saving enough for retirement, Human Interest’s (k)ickstart initiative could prove to be a much needed push for individuals to begin long-term saving in employer-sponsored retirement plans. 

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Erin Bendig
Personal Finance Writer

Erin pairs personal experience with research and is passionate about sharing personal finance advice with others. Previously, she was a freelancer focusing on the credit card side of finance, but has branched out since then to cover other aspects of personal finance. Erin is well-versed in traditional media with reporting, interviewing and research, as well as using graphic design and video and audio storytelling to share with her readers.