PLANSPONSOR October 2013

Smoothing the Ride

How a risk parity strategy works and its potential advantages and challenges for target-date fundsFeatured: "Challenges of Being Different"

Recognizing Excellence

Congratulations to Jeb Graham, Capital Strategies Group and Pensionmark Retirement Group, the winners of the 2013 PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Adviser of the Year awards in the individual, team and multioffice team categories!

Auto-Escalation

The IRS explains sponsor options for increasing deferrals

A Care Plan

An overlooked component of retirement planning

‘Friends’ With the Boss?

I asked PLANSPONSOR NewsDash readers how comfortable they would be with someone from the workplace “friending” them on Facebook.

Bells & Whistles

Recent product introductions that plan sponsors may find of interest

REITs Are All Right

Real estate can deliver better economicsFeatured: Dive deeper into John Keefe's "REITs Are All Right"

Tidbits

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

Investment Proficiency

Educating your participants about the terms on their statements     Know How for Participants: "Knowledge Is Power"