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TABLE OF CONTENTS

PLANSPONSOR July 2015

Maintaining Order

Six practical steps for improving plan committee governance

  1. Cover
  2. Maintaining Order

    Six practical steps for improving plan committee governance
  1. UpFront
  2. Trust Issues

    Participants’ level of trust in their financial ­institution impacts their savings rate
  1. $24b Unclaimed Matches

    A clear message to participants: Don’t walk away from the employer match
  1. To Live Beyond One’s Means

    Generation X most at risk financially
  1. High Court Marriage Decision

    How does the SCOTUS ruling affect employer benefits?
  1. Quiz Stumper

    What do Americans know about social security?
  1. In-Plan Income Strategies

    Plan sponsors can help participants set up “buckets” for retirement income
  1. Workers Highly Value R­etirement Benefits

    Retirement benefits offered by a prospective employer will be a major factor in deciding whether they accept an offer
  1. Survey Says
  2. Moving from a DC to a DB Plan

    How did the move from a defined benefit (DB) plan to a defined contribution (DC) plan affect you?

  1. Bells & Whistles
  2. New Products

    Recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest
  1. Issue Intro
  2. Being Proactive

    How would you rate your overall productivity?
  1. Feature
  2. Seeing the Opportunity in NQDC

    Helping eligible employees explore the value of these plans
  1. Transitioning From a DB to a DC Plan

    The best approach is one that manages participant expectations
  1. Barry's Pickings
  2. Employer Plans?

    Four reasons why we still may need them
  1. Saxon Angle
  2. Seismic Shifts

    The fiduciary regulation
  1. Second Opinions
  2. Look-Back Rule Updates

    Measurement methods and period changes
  1. Tidbits
  2. A Break from the Grind

    Quotes, survey statistics and musings to use in employee communications, or just a break from the grind.
  1. Insights
  2. Consolidation Benefits

    Recordkeeping is a very complex business, and it’s only getting more challenging
  1. Washington Update
  2. Rules and Regulations

    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. Stable Value Funds

    More complicated investments than some realize
  1. Analyze This
  2. Understanding Glide Paths

    Spotlighting industry data from PLANSPONSOR’s proprietary research
  1. DB Plan Q&A
  2. A Deep Dive

    The due diligence fiduciaries need to undertake when considering alternatives