Twenty-four percent allocation to growth equity, 15% to international, and just 11% to money markets: Sounds like the kind of asset allocation most employers would love to see among their 401(k) participants, right?
Retired human resources manager, 74
Plansponsor December/January 1997 Letters
Former Pan Am employees are seeking to remove the PBGC as trustee of the bankrupt airline's underfunded pension plan.
After a record fine and a record shareholder vote against management's definition of an independent board, what's next for ADM?
An Indiana court orders a private plan sponsor to pay a preretirement annuity to the widow-and murderer-of one of its participants.
How the Retirement Systems of Alabama lent the state a hand to lure a new Mercedes plant-and made a nice profit for itself.
Most employers find it tough enough to get employees excited about a 401(k) plan. Picture trying to build their enthusiasm when many of your employees do not speak English.
Poor pension coverage among non-white workers threatens to create more impoverished retirees in the decades ahead. How did this happen, and what can employers and government do about it?
Was AT&T's billion pension split-up a better deal for new AT&T than for Lucent? A union says yes, charging breach of fiduciary duty.
ATTIMCO will run both the AT&T and Lucent pension funds for now. But the AT&T subsidiary sees potential for more business from plans that want to outsource.
Outsourcing retirement and benefit plan functions only works if the employer's relationship with its vendors work. Plan Sponsor asked three companies how links to their outsourcing providers helped them to achieve their goals.
Cost and staff reductions, better service, and refocusing on core activities were among the goals that drew three companies to outsourcing.
Can not using derivatives to achieve its objectives put a plan sponsor at risk of a lawsuit?
If you think you know everybody on the money management team that runs your plan's portfolio, look again.
The going gets tougher for minority and women managers-and plan sponsors who want to hire them
How one UK pension scheme provides for both types of employees
New Web sites give pension officials the latest legal, regulatory changes electronically
The British Railways Pension Fund is selling off its unusual portfolio of art and antiques.
How some plan sponsors cope with withdrawal and market risk of synthetic GICs
Tips for how to get a difficult job right the first time
Court ruling against software giant could prompt review of sponsors' plan language
Despite recent slashing, will the long decline in core custody fees soon reverse itself?
Using rebalancing to enhance risk-adjusted portfolio performance
What plans should know about the new excess accumulation tax rules