December 2004

Executive Decision

When the new deferred compensation legislation takes effect in January, executives can expect a lot less flexibility—and plan sponsors can expect a lot more work.

Hire Power?

Deferred compensation programs help reach, keep execs—don't they?

Starting Over

Who says you can't pass major legislation in an election year?

Upfront Articles news articles that also appeared in the Upfront section of the December issue

Bells & Whistles

Each month, we will highlight recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest

Is Rome Burning?

While policymakers debate the future of defined benefit plans, the facts on the ground are changing. There shortly may be little to argue over

The New Deal

Are you set to renegotiate an HR outsourcing contract?

The Kitchen Sink?

Managed care-induced "entitlement mentality" may be money down the drain

Truth Serum

The whole truth about participant investing