Retired commander, US Navy Supply Corps, 50
Public fund money is lining up. To get it, some partnerships are accepting stricter rules
Tax season is upon us again, and for employers that sponsor pension plans, the burden is all the heavier because of Form 5500.
High investment returns, and a quirk in their pension plan structure, have Oregon's state and local workers rushing for the early-retirement exit
Three years of decline in the number of defined benefit and 401(k) plans covered by collective bargaining agreements are cited in a new study
Robert Snigaroff plans no immediate changes in the fund's venturesome asset allocation, but a new study is planned for the fourth quarter
The IRS loosens the rules for plan sponsors who prefer to determine 401(k) contributions in advance for highly compensated employees
David Strauss Executive Director, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
The Nunavut Elders' Pension Benefit Program
Form 5500, the plan sponsor's equivalent of a tax return and just as scary is being reinvented. But will the new document and processing system really be a step forward?
The 5500 redesign proposal would remove some financial information that helped an enterprising reporter to uncover a pattern of questionable investments by an IBEW pension fund
New York City's pension funds have made a profitable business of mortgage lending for local low income housing projects. Now, competition is pushing the funds to widen their lending even further
Videotapes that teach the investment basics are popping up in VCRs everywhere. But some are better than others. Here's how to tell the helpful tapes from the timewasters
Almost anything plan participants want to know about their accounts is now available online, plus transaction capabilities. Increasingly, plan sponsors feel comfortable with the change
Vanguard Institutional Investment Group administers Science Applications International Corporation's $1.8 billion defined contribution plan.
Two years of changing asset allocations strengthen public funds
Plan sponsors, large and small, are growing increasingly conscious of the costs, both direct and indirect, that are associated with terminating fund managers and re-investing portfolios.
Catastrophe bonds are more dependent on the greenhouse effect than Greenspan
Why the Methodists 403(b) plan insists on a manager with internal crossing capability
SMART plan for small employers draws some praise, while critics attack life insurance tax
New-style fixed income strategies get a look, but emphasis stays on equity
How to keep defined contribution plans working when employees can no longer contribute
Cognizant Corporation retailors its employee benefits plans for more mobile workers
Face-to-face meetings help win participant acceptance of confusing changes