Looking to the Stars

concept of looking to the stars to chart a course is certainly not a new one.
Since ancient times, people have relied on astronomy in place of compasses and

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Custom-made TDFs

Personalizing target-date funds creates better outcomes
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True Value

Several factors determine tax benefits of deferrals 
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Emotions Rule

… and have a very definite effect on investment choices
Survey Says |

Survey Says

How Will Your Participants React to Fee Disclosures?
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Bells & Whistles

Each month, Bells & Whistles highlights recent product introductions that plan sponsors­ may find of interest. More information about these announcements can be found on If you...
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Risky Business

5 considerations for transferring pension risk
Head of the Class |

The Best Circles

High-yield strategies have bordered on spectacular—for now
The Bottom Line |

Future Shock

Income replacement figures will help participants prepare for retirement
Case Sensitive |

Statute of Limitations

Dominic Cataldo, et al., v. United States Steel Corporation, et al., No. 10-3583
Barry's Pickings |

Morality Play

It’s time for the Fed to provide a fair rate of return to savers
Education/Advice |

Good Form

Beneficiary designation should not be an afterthought
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Some quotes, survey statistics and musings to use in employee communications, or just as a break in the grind.