October 2012view archive
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Pension risk transfer index measures lowest level
DC plan sponsors should concentrate more on deferral rates
Employer may withdraw from MEP in critical status
Executives need help reaching retirement goals
Employers add features to boost participation and savings
Another challenging year for U.S. pensions
TDFs reduce risk for retirement plan participants
Providers suggest ways to improve education about benefits
Through-retirement DC investment options uncommon
Retirement income measures should adapt to changing landscape
Wells Fargo sees increase in participant loans, decline in equity holdings
Survey Says |
With all the talk about employees’ lack of retirement preparedness, the idea of offering retirement income products as investment options in defined contribution (DC) plans continues to be...
Bells & Whistles |
Each month, Bells & Whistles highlights recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest
2012 PLANSPONSOR Consultant Survey
Considering the recent DOL advisory, are open MEPs still worth the trouble?
Head of the Class |
Fixed income or equities? It’s not always an easy decision …
Asset Mix |
Thinking about investment outsourcing? Prepare for some confusion
Asset Mix |
More organizations consider investment outsourcing
The Bottom Line |
For many sponsors, transition management can be both friend and foe
Barry's Pickings |
More productive savings programs are long overdue
Saxon Angle |
Don’t expect any real discussion until after the election
Just out of Reish |
How to evaluate adviser compensation under 408(b)(2)
Even though Roth 401(k)s have been around a few years, a number of employers have yet to offer them to plan participants.
If your plan doesn’t offer a Roth 401(k), it’s time to reconsider
Some quotes, survey statistics and musings to use in employee communications, or just as a break in the grind.
Managed Accounts |
2012 PLANSPONSOR Managed Account Buyer’s Guide