2013 Plan Sponsors of the Year: Corporate 401(k) >$50MMSanofi U.S. Corporate 401(k) <$50MMJacobs Entertainment Inc. Defined BenefitBaystate Health Public Defined ContributionState of Missouri Deferred Compensation Plan 403(b)Mayo Clinic Health...
Congratulations to the 2013 PLANSPONSOR Plan Sponsors of the Year! I am very pleased to introduce them, and those selected as finalists, in this issue.
GAO explores use of MEPs
Tax-advantaged accounts important for retirement
Are DC plan sponsors funding retirement?
Largest cities face $217B retirement system shortfall
Considering ESG factors may help avoid investment losses
Employees think benefits are improving
Don’t fear the ‘risk bullies’
LDI strategies grow in complexity
What to expect for 2013
Do You Plan to Increase Your Salary Deferrals This Year?
Each month, Bells & Whistles highlights recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest. More information about these announcements can be found at http://plansponsor.com. If you have a product announcement that you believe would be of interest to our readers, drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fee disclosure opens the door to further reinforce the value of your plan
There is a sound logic to preferring emerging markets
Despite some drawbacks, annuities may be a good fit for DC plans
Custom TDFs could very well be the next wave in retirement planning innovation.
A DB pension may not cover all retirement living expenses
Greater St. Louis Construction Laborers Welfare Fund et al. v. Park-Mark Inc.
When the going gets tough, DB plans will cost companies the most.
The ING settlement reveals DOL views on erroneous gains
Prohibited transactions must be reported on Form 5500
Some quotes, survey statistics and musings to use in employee communications, or just as a break in the grind.