July 2003

The New Elite

The best investment managers you never heard of

Plan Sponsor July 1993 Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

For the men and women who run North America's pension assets, 1993 and 1994 are watershed years. Despite reams of expert analysis that have been distilled into myriad opinions, the true marketplace trends remain difficult to discern. Often, the prevailing wisdom may not prevail.

War Stories

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.

Tuition Troubles

Payroll deductions for 529 plans are proving an attractive benefit, but, for employers, they bring new responsibilities

Risky Business

Plunging investment returns are sparking a new interest in risk management

In the Driver’s Seat

How GM is transforming its HR staff from paperwork handlers to corporate strategists

Leave Peeves

The Family and Medical Leave Act㬆 years and counting

“Auto” Pilot

New service takes over 401(k) decisions for plan participants

Default Lines

Dealing with default investment options