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Guiding Lights

As plan sponsors focus on the next generation of
retirement plan designs, advisors stand ready, willing, and
able to help

Survey Says |

Survey Says

What If Your State Mandated Benefits?
Bells & Whistles |

Bells & Whistles

Each month, we will highlight recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest.
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457 Focus: Extra Credit?

457 plan take-up rates trail private sector, but exhibit similar patterns, according to new survey results
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Starting Points

Automatically enrolling employees into a 401(k) plan is not right for every employer, but creative implementation strategies can overcome many of its drawbacks
Head of the Class |

The Long Run?

With important and expensive changes looming for US DB plans, there is plenty of discussion of the need for liability-directed investment
Running the Fund |

Majority Rules?

Majority voting the new darling of the shareholder activist set
The Bottom Line |

Fare Share?

For some, revenue sharing remains out of sight, out of mind
Total Benefits |

Picking Up the Tab

Maryland legislation would force Wal-Mart to put more money toward employees' health insurance
Case Sensitive |

Alien Notions

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