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Volatility Is Not a Bad Word

Making sure plan participants understand the positive aspects of volatility can help them avoid poor trading decisions during periods of negative returns.

DOL Issues FAQs About Association Health Plans

The FAQs explain the Department of Labor’s (DOL)’s enforcement policy and ongoing administration of association health plans (AHPs) following a federal court ruling striking down the DOL’s most recent AHP guidance.

ERISApedia Introduces 457 Plan eSource

“This title lays out the benefits of 457(b) plans and their pitfalls, and provides a convenient tool to research questions that will arise in plan design or administration,” say author S. Derrin Watson, J.D.

Institutional Plan Returns Rebound in Q1 2019

According to Northern Trust, Corporate Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) pension plans had the best first quarter on a relative basis, while the Wilshire Trust Universe Comparison Service shows Taft Hartley defined benefit (DB) plans, which had the largest allocation to U.S. equities, posted the highest Q1 gain.