PLANSPONSOR June 2015

Building Up

A successful RFP starts with a strong foundation, followed by plan customizations.

Inside the Minds of Plan Sponsors

Do you consider yourself a fiduciary? 20112014Yes61%58%No30%37%Not Sure9%6% What is your plan’s default? Of over 1,000 plan sponsors, with a balanced representation from across the full universe of defined contribution (DC)...

ACA’s Effect on Competitive Benefits

We asked readers how the ACA affected the attractiveness of their health benefits to employees, and if their other benefit offerings had been enhanced as a result.

Simplifying

The defined contribution (DC) industry is growing rapidly, in terms of the number of plans, assets and dedicated services—but the number of recordkeepers in the industry has slimmed down.

A Change in Course

Money market reform will likely alter plan investment

Imagine a World

… a world without employer-sponsored retirement plans

The Impact

How might the fiduciary regulation affect plan sponsors?

Tidbits

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

More from Less

Our 2015 recordkeeping survey profiles 66 providers seeking to capture sponsor attention with the right balance of value and service

The Duty to Know

The importance of reviewing investments on a regular basis.

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 to know. 

Green Light

Pre-approved plans are not as simple as they sound