America loves the chance to root for the underdog, the scrappy new arrival with humble roots and only a slim chance of beating the forces of evil, or breaking into the championship ranks: Think of the thoroughbreds Smarty Jones and Sea Biscuit; the 1986 New York Mets, the 2006 Miami Heat, and the perennial Chicago Cubs; or the original underdog, David against Goliath. We want them to win because they try hard, overcome the odds, and stand for the right ideas.
Tomorrow's version of retirement seems likely to be quite different from that image in the travel agency brochures—or that enrollment plan kit.
From June 28 to 30, nearly 350 plan sponsors, providers, and financial advisors came together at Chicago's Hyatt Regency for a unique gathering focused on some of the most significant retirement plan issues of our time-PLANSPONSOR's first industry conference, Plan Designs 2006
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
I'm not sure whether it is a casualty of teleworking, having to take too much work home, or just a string of really bad luck, but it's hard to ignore the recent rash of laptop and/or data thefts that seem to be putting sensitive participant data at risk. In June, we asked NewsDash readers about the state of their data security protocols.
Each month, Bells & Whistles highlights recent product introductionsÂ¬ that plan sponsors may find of interest.
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Fun and games help build teamwork, elevate morale in the Pacific Northwest with the help of outsourced officiating and other services
Default methods undermine 404(c)—but does it matter?
Taking the measure of growth stocks
SOX disclosures bring to light another potential accounting scandal
Do 90% of workers eligible to fund HSAs do so, or is it more like 25%? It depends a lot on what employers do
David P. Coldesina, D.D.S., P.C. Employee Profit Sharing Plan & Trust and David P. Coldesina vs. The Estate of Gregg P. Simper; Ted A. Madsen; Flexible Benefit Administrators, Inc.; Greystone Marketing, Inc.; Kansas City Life Insurance Company; Sunset Financial Services, Inc.
As a key IBM decision looms, two courts send mixed messages about cash balance plans
Establishing and applying the benchmark for an endowment or pension portfolio
Federal courts reluctant to hold fiduciaries liable for company stock decisions
Older is better