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UpFront |


The Gap Is Wide EBSA Restores $1.4 Billion in 2022 The Employee Benefits Security Administration recovered $1.4 billion through various programs for fiscal year 2022. This falls well...
Insights |

What We Don’t Know

Participants’ current DC plan is likely just one source of their retirement savings.
Rules/Regs |

Hackers’ Withdrawal Strategies

Experts advise readiness and watchfulness to thwart cyberattacks—such as from many crooks’ new go-to: corporate email phishing.
Rules/Regs |

More From Washington and the Courts

SECURE 2.0 brings a new chapter of changes to retirement law; 2022’s Form 5500 gets revisions in 5 areas; judge dismisses 2 of the recent spate of Miller...
Participant Analysis |

‘No, Thanks,’ to the DC Plan

For many workers, a defined contribution plan with an employer match or a discretionary contribution could be the difference between accepting one job vs. another. For others, deferring...
UpFront |

ESG Is Permissible but Not Required

The DOL's final rule lets plans use environmental, social and governance investments in their qualified default investment alternative, choose such...
UpFront |

Falling Short With a DB Plan

According to a recent study, public sector workers will need Social Security, medical benefits and supplemental savings—all on top of their pension—to finance their retirement.
Investments Special Issue︱Opinion |


ESOPs can up the assets of working Americans, and benefit the company.
Cover |

Risk Protection

Annual operational reviews can shield a plan from compliance errors.
Investments Special Issue︱ESG |

Exploring ESG Investing

Nearly 200 institutional investors and advisers tuned in for PLANSPONSOR’s “Exploring ESG Investing” virtual conference, November 10, 2022, to learn...
Industry Analysis |

Sponsors on the Periphery

Unlike 401(k) plans, not all 403(b) plans are subject to Employee Retirement Income Security Act regulations. A 403(b) plan is exempt from ERISA if the sponsoring employer meets...
Rules/Regs |

More From Washington and the Courts

ERIC Calls for SECURE 2.0 To Pass This YearThe ERISA [Employee Retirement Income Security Act] Industry Committee released a letter addressed to Congress that detailed its recommendations and...
Plan Profile |

Farmers First

This family-run company offers both a DC plan and an active DB plan.