Issue Intro
Clearing Things Up

Many participants have false ideas about retirement. We’ll help you dispel the five biggest myths.

Alison Cooke Mintzer (photo by Chris Ramirez)
Insights |

Back to School

It’s that time of year again—back to school. Whether you’re getting your children ready, as I am, or preparing to...
Plan Analysis |

Does Match Frequency Matter?

PLANSPONSOR data show that giving matches regularly, over the year, can have a modest effect on outcomes.
UpFront |

Hardship Withdrawals Spike

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 makes it easier to draw money directly as a hardship withdrawal without first getting involved in the loan process.
UpFront |

Actively Managed ESG Funds

New actively managed approaches to environmental, social and governance investing allow for better analysis, oversight and, potentially, performance.
UpFront |

Talking Points

Participants Should Know More About Plan Rollovers 51% didn’t know it’spossible to movemoney from anindividual retirementaccount toa 401(k) plan. 42% of those betweenages 35 and 65didn’t know theycould...
Cover |

Reality Check

When planning for retirement, participants have more to consider than meets the eye.
Research |

2019 Target-Date Fund Survey

On Target: A preponderance of target-date fund strategies emphasized the need for an evaluation process