Magazine Articles

Plan Profile |

Picture of Health

A plan sponsor pilots a custom communications program with success.
Insights |

Course Corrections

Plan sponsors can play a role in teaching young people financial literacy.
Fiduciary Forum |

A Useful Gauge

Benchmarking can help sponsors meet their fiduciary duty to monitor.
Plan Benchmarking | Investment Strategies |

The Evergreen Discussion

Still no winner when it comes to passively vs. actively managed funds.
Plan Benchmarking | Automatic Features |

Retirement by Auto-Pilot

Strategies to improve outcomes even when auto-enrollment is in place.
UpFront |

Crypto­currency in DC Plans

Readers share their thoughts on if participants should be allowed to invest their retirement savings in digital assets.
Plan Benchmarking | Investment Types |

Investment Appraisal

Ways to analyze the allocation, risk and returns of the plan menu’s most important funds.
UpFront |


Pandemic Savings COVID-19 spurred some of Principal’s top U.S. retirement savers—1,408 plan participants from Generations X, Y and Z—to increase...
Industry Analysis |

Movement in the NQDC Space

Broader nonqualified plan eligibility can be a deal-maker when a company is competing to hire new talent.
Fiduciary Focus |

Mistakes Happen

Common errors that occur and how the EPCRS helps to correct them.
Financial Wellness | Student Loan Debt |

Take a Load Off

Employers help workers burdened with student debt.