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The Plot to Kill the 401(k)
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December 2008

The Plot to Kill the 401(k)

Those rumors that the new Congress may kill 401(k) plans may be just that—but Washington appears ready to think about making some substantial changes

  1. Cover
  2. The Plot to Kill the 401(k)

    Those rumors that the new Congress may kill 401(k) plans may be just that—but Washington appears ready to think about making some substantial changes
  1. Editorial
  2. Plot Lines

    In the political season just past, a common—and powerful—­theme on all sides was what the "other" side was going to take away from you.
  1. IMHO
  2. The Pit and the Pendulum

    They say that desperate times call for desperate measures.
  1. UpFront
  2. December 2008

    PLANSPONSOR.com news articles that also appear in the Upfront section of the December issue.
  1. War Stories
  2. December 2008

    We all have them: those front-line experiences that are inevitable when one deals with the variety—and sensitivity—of issues associated with human beings and critical life events.
  1. Survey Says
  2. What's Your Oddest Job?

    Back in October, I asked NewsDash readers about their oddest jobs.
  1. Bells & Whistles
  2. December 2008

    Each month, Bells & Whistles highlights recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest.
  1. Feature
  2. The Spectre of Audits

    Sponsors preparing for new 403(b) regs should anticipate stepped-up IRS compliance efforts
  1. PLANSPONSOR 2008 Year in Review: Fixing What's Broken

    For plan sponsors, 2008 was a year of even more change than that promised by the presidential campaigns
  1. (k)Plans
  2. Rough Cuts

    Few companies have reduced their 401(k) matches yet, but more are considering the possibility
  1. Asset Mix
  2. Seismic Shifts

    The current market volatility, combined­ with the Pension Protection Act (PPA) mandate to curb smoothing­ of pension­ plans' assets and liabilities­, apparently­ have motivated some corporate­ sponsors­ to explore liability-driven investing­ (LDI).
  1. Running the Fund
  2. Borrowed Timing

    Is securities lending secure?
  1. Case Sensitive
  2. Replacement Parse

    Robert Edwards vs. Harleysville National Bank, 87-3987
  1. Rules/Regs
  2. Day Brake?

    The Texas management consultant whose name has been attached to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on participants' legal rights to pursue fiduciary breach claims has no regrets.
  1. Barry's Pickings
  2. Another Symposium on Pension Finance

    This discussion between Enthusius (in hospital), Economicus, and Skepticus (the narrator) follows up on their earlier dialogue, "The Symposium on Pension Finance."
  1. Saxon Angle
  2. Bail Bonds?

    It is not clear if the financial bailout legislation bails out pension plans
  1. Just out of Reish
  2. New Year's Resolutions

    Get your new year off to a good start.