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PLANSPONSOR MARCH 2015

2015 PLANSPONSOR of the Year

The winners of the 2015 PLANSPONSOR Plan Sponsor of the Year awards show a commitment to their participant’s financial health and retirement success, and are leaders in their respective categories. All maintain best practices in plan administration, with outcomes for others to emulate.

  1. Cover
  2. 2015 PLANSPONSOR of the Year

    The winners of the 2015 PLANSPONSOR Plan Sponsor of the Year awards show a commitment to their participant’s financial health and retirement success, and are leaders in their respective categories. All maintain best practices in plan administration, with outcomes for others to emulate.
  1. UpFront
  2. A New Savings Tool

    The feasibility of HSAs as a retirement saving strategy
  1. Perceived Savings

    Study suggests the cost of DB plans may be half that of DCs
  1. Phased Retirement

    The Boomers begin an innovative trend
  1. Lifetime Income ­Underestimated

    What percentage of your current annual income do you think you will need,
    to live comfortably in ­retirement?
  1. Survey Says
  2. Participant Access to Mobile Apps

    Does your company offer plan participants access to mobile apps for enrollment, plan transactions, savings modeling or retirement income calculations?
  1. Running the Fund
  2. Fee Policy Statements

    Create a decisionmaking process for fees—and put it in writing
  1. The Bottom Line
  2. Data-Driven Outcomes

    Using data analytics to find pieces of the participant outcomes puzzle
  1. Barry's Pickings
  2. Expanding Coverage

    Four things nobody talks about.
  1. Saxon Angle
  2. The Investment Policy

    Provisions to avoid and strategies to mitigate any risks
  1. Just out of Reish
  2. Questions of Class

    Decisions about use of different share classes
  1. Tidbits
  2. Tidbits

    Quotes, survey statistics and musings to use in employee communications, or just for a break from the grind.
  1. Insights
  2. Pension (Mis)perceptions

    Public pensions are often given short shrift by the mainstream media.
  1. Washington Update
  2. Washington Update

    Summaries of the latest news from Washington and the courts—what’s coming,
    what’s contemplated and what’s critical for plan sponsors to know.
  1. Asset Class Focus
  2. Managed Payout Funds

    A mutual fund alternative to annuities
  1. Issue Intro
  2. Storytelling

    Tales of success from plan sponsors across eight plan types and asset levels.