5 things you need to know about nonqualified deferred compensation plans
I’ve been interviewing many people for jobs recently, trying to find good candidates to join the editorial team of PLANSPONSOR and sister publications PLANSPONSOR Europe and PLANADVISER. One thing that strikes me in dealing with some of these applicants who have no history writing about, or working with, retirement plans is the different methods by which they say they will learn about our industry.
Articles that appeared in the UpFront section of the magazine.
Late last year, in a discussion of the New York public pension system, Thomas DiNapoli, the state’s comptroller and sole trustee of the $133.8 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund (CRF), said 401(k) plans are not adequate to replace defined benefit plans. This led us to ask NewsDash readers whether they thought defined contribution plans are able to provide retirement income as adequately as defined benefit plans.
Each month, Bells & Whistles highlights recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest. More information about these announcements can be found on www.plansponsor.com. If you have a product announcement that you believe would be of interest to our readers, drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To, through, and other target-date assumptions you need to know
Last year, we introduced the PLANADVISER Top 100 Advisers, a listing of the advisers and adviser teams competing for the annual PLANSPONSOR’s Retirement Plan Adviser and Adviser Team of the Year awards that stand out in terms of a series of quantitative measures.
Plan sponsors revisit emerging market equities
Beginning with a discussion of adequacy misses the point
Company stock cases continue to take top billing
Reasonable compensation—brought to light by 408(b)(2)
Some quotes, survey statistics, and musings to use in employee communications, or just as a break in the grind.