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New research from the National Institute on Retirement Security finds nearly nine in 10 Americans believe the nation faces a serious retirement readiness crisis.
Multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi is being investigated for possible ERISA violations after continuing to offer company stock as a retirement plan investment option, despite alleged knowledge that it was violating federal anti-kickback laws.
A federal appellate court found language in a plan membership letter and beneficiary designation form did not show intent for a nonqualified plan to adopt all terms of a qualified retirement plan.
Retirement readiness is the loser when participants take distributions before retirement, says BMO Retirement Services in a white paper.
The funded status of U.S. corporate pension plans increased
by 5.1% in February, the best month for gains since January 2011.
A survey from Buck Consultants indicates how employers can look to spend their pharmacy dollars more effectively.
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The United States’ 19 largest pension funds hold roughly 40% of the nation’s pension obligations, according to Russell Investments, so it’s no big surprise they are struggling with longevity trends.
“I read your recent Q&A regarding post-merger ACP testing with great
interest, as our hospital has an ACP testing issue as well.
New York City has launched the New York City Retirement Security Study Group, a panel tasked with advancing private-sector retirement security solutions for city residents during 2015.
A report suggests employers that use automatic enrollment in their defined contribution retirement plans may be using deferral and match rates that offset the costs of higher participation.
Financial wellness programs can cut stress and increase productivity in the work force, new research suggests, especially when employees receive more holistic financial education.
While employers want to maintain the promise of retiree health benefits to employees, a number of forces are influencing them to change their approach.
Under the ACA, if the aggregate cost of “applicable employer-sponsored coverage” provided to an employee exceeds a statutory dollar limit, the excess is subject to a 40% excise tax.
Recently, we covered a survey that found 38% of Americans say they have fallen asleep at work.
number of elected officials have emerged on the side of financial advisers in
opposing the Department of Labor’s fiduciary redefinition effort—introducing ambitious
legislation to block changes to the fiduciary standard.
The IRS has updated its website about 457(b) plan submissions to its voluntary compliance program.
The IRS has released a publication to help tax-exempt and governmental entities choose a retirement plan.
A lawsuit claims the City of Colorado Springs’ termination of Memorial Health System’s affiliation with the state pension system violated state law.
Eighty percent of Catholic dioceses offer lay employees a 403(b) plan, while 15% offer a 401(k).