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ERIC Number: EJ798785
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1046-9508
An Analysis of the Effect of Pay Frequency on Retirement Savings
Howton, Shawn; Howton, Shelly
CUPA-HR Journal, v56 n2 p31-34 Fall-Win 2005
Many college and university faculty members work on nine-month contracts and, as such, are given the option of receiving their pay either over nine months or over the entire calendar year. Although many choose the latter, the authors of this article explain how opting for a nine-month pay period can significantly boost the size of a retirement account at the end of a career.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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