PLANSPONSOR January 2014

Stage Fright

Influencing participants to think positively about retirement

Hands Off

Many oppose tax changes for retirement vehicles

Biggest Worries by Age

What is your biggest financial worry—the problem that keeps you awake at night?

Bad Bond Buys

Some glide paths can trigger inappropriate purchases

Bells & Whistles

Recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest

Keeping It Safe

Five good governance practices for handling revenue sharing

Fair Share

The buzz around fee equalization


Quotes, survey statistics and musings to use in employee communications, or just for a break from the grind.

Ahead of the Curve

Is your plan in line with peers’— or is it an industry leader?2013 PLANSPONSOR DC Survey: Plan Benchmarking

Rule No. 1

At the end of each year and the beginning of the next, publications abound with financial resolution articles, promising easy ways to help people get on their way toward a more secure fiscal future.

Ring in the New

Just as plan sponsors may set a new strategic course at the start of a new year and participants reassess their financial well-being, PLANSPONSOR took inventory going into 2014.

Washington Update

Summaries of the latest news from Washington and the courts—what’s coming, what’s contemplated and what’s critical for plan sponsors.

Prize Property

Real estate’s objective for TDF portfolios