retire.plan data frame has data on "401(k)" retirement
plans for employees of
92 firms managed by a company code-named Best Retirement Inc. (BRI).
This data frame contains the following columns:
contribution to retirement plan at end of first year
1=client has group life of group health insurance policy, 0=otherwise.
employee turnover rate.
number of employees eligible to participate in 401(k) plans.
1=plan has immediate vesting of employer contributions, 0=otherwise.
1=plan has a fail-safe provision, 0=otherwise.
percentage of contributions matched by the employer.
average annual employee salary in dollars
underwriter's estimate of end-of-year contributions in dollars.
1=plan was sold by a sales representative who has been specifically trained to deal exclusively with 401(k) plans (code-named Susan Shepard).
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