PLANSPONSOR's "Best Managers You Never Heard Of," the class of 2009, includes several of the unconventional sort and, contrary to what Lord Keynes might have predicted, they all have a client following. So far, their reputations are intact.
If you want to get a sense of how fast time flies, and just how much things can change in a relatively short time, consider that, a year ago, GOP presidential contender John McCain hadn't yet named a running mate, then-candidate Barack Obama was still encouraging the electorate to sign up for his text about the announcement of his pick for VP, "Joe the Plumber" hadn't yet lined up for his stint in the national spotlight—and the Dow was trading in the 11,500 range.
Recently, the 7th Circuit responded to requests that it reconsider its opinion in the revenue-sharing/"excessive fee" case of Hecker v. Deere. The case, of course, was one of the earliest in the litany of those cases to be filed in 2006, and the only one (thus far) to reach the appellate level.
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.
As Congress ruminates on the particulars of health-care reform and its finances, and with President Obama warming—or at least open—to the notion of taxing health-care benefits, I asked NewsDash readers if, in their opinion, it made "sense" to link health insurance to employment.
Each month, Bells & Whistles highlights recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest.
First, if you're taking the time to read this, odds are you probably are doing a better-than-average job as a plan fiduciary.
This year's Consultant Survey includes information submitted by 73 retirement plan consulting firms.
Tumultuous markets put structured indexing to the test
401(k) Investments for the Prurient Investor
Attucks and MAXAM Ally for Minority Manager Index
Dennis Hecker, et al. v. Deere & Company, Fidelity Management Trust Co., and Fidelity Management & Research Co.
The solution to the retirement crisis won't be found in safety and security
How to reduce plan expenses in challenging economic times
The right way to "share"