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2013 PLANSPONSOR Lifetime Achievement Award

At the 2013 PLANSPONSOR/PLANADVISER Awards for Excellence, the annual PLANSPONSOR Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Joe Mansueto, chairman and CEO of Morningstar Inc. 
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The Vision Award

Charles Ruffel is the founder and director of Asset International, Inc., parent company of PLANSPONSOR and PLANADVISER.
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Some quotes, survey statistics and musings to use in employee communications, or just as a break in the grind.
DC Investments |

Plotting a Course

DC plan investments offer plan participants a path to retirement savings
DC Investments |

Making Retirement Income Products Work

“Ten thousand Baby Boomers are turning 65 every day,” says Catherine Collinson, president of the Los Angeles-based Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies. “It is a problem begging to...
DC Investments |

Plans Have Turned Back to Asset-Allocation Funds

Over the past 20 years, we have come almost full circle in retirement plans’ use of asset-allocation funds, says Laurie Nordquist, an executive vice president and director at...
DC Plan Administration |

Manning your Way

Navigating the many steps in DC retirement plan administration
DC Plan Administration |

Packaging the DC Plan

The 401(k) defined contribution (DC) plan has its origins as part of the 1978 Tax Reform Act, where it languished in obscurity until 1980, when benefits consultant Ted...
DC Plan Administration |

The Changing Role of Adviser

If you could step into a time machine and go back to 1993, says Trisha Brambley, president of Retirement Playbook Inc. in New Hope, Pennsylvania, you would see...
DC Plan Administration |

Then and Now

As some advisers have become increasingly focused on supporting plan sponsors—and, hence, their scope of advisory work has narrowed—the responsibilities they engage in for retirement plans have increased,...
DC Plan Design |

Harvesting Ideas

Finding the best options in a field of DC plan designs 
DB Plans |

Behind the Scenes

How DB investment selection can change plan outcomes 
DB Plans |

Securities Lending Is Back

In the aftermath of the financial shake-up five years ago, many defined benefit (DB) plan sponsors ended or paused their securities lending activities. 
DB Plans |

Technology and the DB Custodian

Technology is not just something that provides a competitive edge for defined benefit (DB) custodians—it has become the essence of their survival.