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Raising the Bar

How to get new investment committee members up to speed

UpFront |

Critical Mass

Employer may withdraw from MEP in critical status
UpFront |

Positive Impact

Employers add features to boost participation and savings
UpFront |

Rough Waters

Another challenging year for U.S. pensions
UpFront |

Smart Choices

TDFs reduce risk for retirement plan participants
UpFront |

Unreported Income

Retirement income measures should adapt to changing landscape
UpFront |

Ups and Downs

Wells Fargo sees increase in participant loans, decline in equity holdings
Bells & Whistles |

Bells & Whistles

Each month, Bells & Whistles highlights recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest
(k)Plans |

Breaking Up

Considering the recent DOL advisory, are open MEPs still worth the trouble?
Head of the Class |

Tough Calls

Fixed income or equities? It’s not always an easy ­decision …
Asset Mix |

Fee for All

Thinking about investment outsourcing? Prepare for some confusion
The Bottom Line |

Lost in Transition

For many sponsors, transition management can be both friend and foe
Just out of Reish |

Age of Reason

How to evaluate adviser compensation under 408(b)(2)
Education/Advice |

Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Even though Roth 401(k)s have been around a few years, a number of employers have yet to offer them to plan participants. 
Education/Advice |

Roths Revisited

If your plan doesn’t offer a Roth 401(k), it’s time to reconsider
Tidbits |

Tidbits

Some quotes, survey statistics and musings to use in employee communications, or just as a break in the grind.