PLANSPONSOR March 2014

2014 Plan Sponsors of the Year

Each year, the editors of PLANSPONSOR magazine choose a number of plan sponsors that demonstrate leadership in providing a more secure retirement for workers.

To or Through TDFs?

What participants do at distribution time helps guide plan sponsors

We Are Family

Hispanic-Americans face unique retirement challenges

Bells & Whistles

Recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest

Flying High

PLANSPONSOR and PLANADVISER honor retirement plan recordkeepers, investment managers and individuals that exemplify excellent client service and support

Protections Under 404(c)

A qualified default investment alternative (QDIA) must meet five criteria to maintain sponsors’ Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Section 404(c) fiduciary protection, per the Department of Labor (DOL)

IRA Rollovers

 Their marketplace may soon be reshaped   

Tidbits

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

The Roles People Play

The entertainment industry’s awards season—the Golden Globes, the Grammys, the Oscars—has ended, but the awards season here at PLANSPONSOR and PLANADVISER has just begun.

The Choice Is Yours

This month we celebrate the 2014 PLANSPONSOR of the Year winners and finalists.

Washington Update

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