Updated Monday, December 22, 2014 as of 6:22 AM ET

Fidelity Reports Highest-Ever 401(k) Balances

The average 401(k) balance reached its highest-ever at $75,900 at the end of the third quarter, Fidelity Investments, one of the nationís largest 401(k) providers, reported Thursday. This is the highest average balance since Fidelity first started tracking it in 2000 and represents a 4.2% increase from the previous quarter and an 18% increase over last year.

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