By the time you read this, the much anticipated final regulations on...
I was talking to an investment analyst recently and, after a long...
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War Stories |
We all have them: those front-line experiences that are Âinevitable when one deals with the variety—and sensitivity—of issues associated with human beings and critical life events.
Survey Says |
With the changing of the seasons, and ending of Daylight Savings Time, it seems much easier these days to hit the snooze and try for a few extra...
Bells & Whistles |
Each month, Bells & Whistles highlights recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest.
Amid disagreement over the depth of public pension underfunding, DC plans represent the camel's nose under the seat of government.
Head of the Class |
Private equity deals have performed well, but are just now starting to face rough conditions.
Asset Mix |
In tumultuous times, transition management matters even more.
The Bottom Line |
Many governments have figured out their OPEB (other post-employment benefit) liability under the new accounting standards that require them to disclose that number.
Total Benefits |
When Pitney Bowes Inc. started making plans to dramatically lower participant co-pays for medications to treat several chronic illnesses, "People thought we were crazy," says Dr. Jack Mahoney,...
Case Sensitive |
Linda C. Saylor v. Retirement Committee, as Plan Administrator for Universal Health Services, Inc.; and Universal Health Services, Inc.
On September 10, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Notice 2007-78 giving plan sponsors until December 31, 2008, to bring documents into compliance with...
Barry's Pickings |
By the time you read this, it will be October. As I write, we have just received (at the end of August) from the IRS the first really...
Saxon Angle |
While it is not unusual for the courts, the Labor Department, or even Congress to focus attention on 401(k) fee issues, we are currently faced with the unique...
Just out of Reish |
I recently met with several plan committees to educate the members on their responsibilities as fiduciaries. I thought you might like to know some of the most commonly...