Good things in small packages
Responses to short-term trading create pain for recordkeepers, plan sponsors
PLANSPONSOR.com news articles that also appeared in the Upfront section of the August issue
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.
Each month, we will highlight recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest.
Revenue sharing still runs rampant among 401(k) plan vendors. So, you need to understand who is paying whom, and how much
Why are so many public plans in trouble?
A growing number of plan sponsors are defaulting participants into asset-allocated funds. Is this the shape of things to come?
Looks like a hard slog ahead for growth stocks
Airlines want Congress to give them special breaks to keep their pension plans going. If they do not, some warn, bankruptcies loom
Jimmy Adams et al. v. The Brink's Company, et al.
Risk management tips from plan sponsors who've gotten religion
SEC and DoL examine consultant conflicts
The monitoring of lifestyle options
Georgia firm shores up compliance efforts with new toolset
Employee Stock Purchase Plans (ESPPs) are another form of equity-based compensation that have proven to be popular at firms with a strong ownership culture. ESPPs, which can facilitate employee purchases of company stock at a discount of up to 15%, are required to be a broad-based program, available to most, if not all, employees.
Stock plan administration boldly enters a new phase
Whether it is better to receive options or restricted stock depends primarily on two things: first, how the company's stock performs after the options or restricted shares are granted and, second, what ratio of options to restricted stock shares the company uses.
FASB rule change sets off quest for a better valuation model
Different Strokes on Golf