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Plan Sponsors of the Year

It is hard to imagine a more daunting undertaking
than the attempt to select a Plan Sponsor of the
Year.

Editorial |

And the Winners Are…

A couple of weeks ago, I was watching the Oscar awards (well, it was on, I wasn't really watching). Of course, most of the awards acknowledge efforts that...
IMHO |

All for One

Last month, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously in a landmark decision that participants can pursue their individual claims under ERISA.
UpFront |

March 2008

PLANSPONSOR.com news articles that also appeared in the Upfront section of the March issue.
War Stories |

March 2008

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. Sometimes those...
Bells & Whistles |

March 2008

Each month, Bells & Whistles highlights recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest.
Head of the Class |

Bond’s “Shelter”

In reaction to the stock market turmoil of 2001 and 2002, U.S. institutions have been redirecting assets from domestic equities.
Asset Mix |

Short Sided

In 1949, long before there were tracking errors, manager style boxes, or Sharpe ratios, a PhD sociologist-turned-investment-­manager named Alfred Winslow Jones devised an investment strategy that relied on...
Case Sensitive |

False Pretenses

Northwest Administrators, Inc. v. Ralph W. Cutter
Saxon Angle |

Fiduciary Fitness

Although you already may have given up on your New Year's resolution to get fit, you still can follow through with your resolution­ to make sure all of...
Just out of Reish |

“Pickup” Lines

The primary fiduciary for the ABC 401(k) Plan is walking down the sidewalk. He notices a $100 bill lying on the ground. The bill has a note attached:...