PLANSPONSOR May 2013view archive
Who decides what your retirement plan looks like?
Lost in Transition
Addressing the issue of missing participants
No backslide in retirement preparedness in 2012
Using annuities to transfer risk unpopular in the U.S.
Knowing more about Social Security helps
Mandatory distributions reduce cost and risk
Demand growing for participant-focused mobile tech
PBGC change reduces pension obligations for some
Investment committees need balanced discussions
Survey Says |
Retirement income is an emerging focus of our industry, and offering—or being mandated to offer—annuities or other guaranteed income products in defined contribution (DC) plans could be the...
Bells & Whistles |
Each month, Bells & Whistles highlights recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest.
Many participants need help to make good rollover decisions
Head of the Class |
Knowing which value managers will outperform can be tricky
Asset Mix |
The financial crisis resulted in limited wrap availability and closures of some stable value funds, but the asset class is still an attractive option for DC plans
Running the Fund |
When to consider moving to white-labeled collective trusts
The Bottom Line |
Fewer firms are freezing their DB plans than before
Barry's Pickings |
The multiemployer plan as we know it is going off the rails
Saxon Angle |
What plans should consider if they use swaps
Just out of Reish |
How to ensure fee disclosures were made
Second Opinions |
Employer guidelines on proposed regulations have been released
Some quotes, survey statistics and musings to use in employee communications, or just as a break in the grind.
Know How |
Administering a qualified domestic relations order can be complicated