PLANSPONSOR January 2016

Inaccurate Facts

The fees and expenses of 401(k) and other defined contribution (DC plans).

Overcoming Inertia

With the new year come several changes in our magazine content

‘Most Generous’ Analysis

Our researchers claim there are seven aspects of plan design that make for a generous (or not so generous) employer

Rules & Regulations

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

Blurring the Lines

Cash balance plans are DB plans with DC-like characteristics

A Hidden Gem

HSAs can help participants plan for health care in retirement

Deferral Election

A participant wanted Roth deferrals, but his contributions were made pre-tax

Quirky Quotes

Things people wish they’d never written

State-Based Plans

DOL moves to clear the way for these retirement initiatives