February 10, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - In a Webcast sponsored by the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA), Pam Everhart, SVP, External Policy Development and Client Advocacy, Fidelity Investments, noted that the new 403(b) regulations and guidance that followed spelled out the rules clearly, but did not offer much on HOW to comply with the rules.
February 9, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A committee of the Kentucky state house has approved a measure doubling the amount of time local government agencies have to fully fund their retiree health-care costs.
February 9, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Charles Schwab's 401(k) plan benchmarking data shows employee participation and savings rates vary according to employer industry and employee salary level.
February 9, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Lake Forest, Illinois-based auto parts manufacturer Tenneco Inc. has suspended its 401(k) match for 2009.
February 9, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - About two-thirds of workers in a new study identified a defined contribution plan as the most important component of their retirement savings.
February 9, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - While one might think that cost is the prevailing factor for school districts selecting vendors for their 403(b) plans, a survey conducted in 2008 reveals employee service and choice of investment funds are more important.
February 9, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Base salary budgets for 2009 have been reduced even more by many companies in response to a worsening economy and reshaping of corporate forecasts, according to a new Mercer survey.
February 9, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Cincinnati Bell said last week that it would freeze pension benefits for some management employees, as well as management salaries.
February 6, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Benefits consultant and insurance broker Aon Corp. is freezing its defined benefit pension plan as of April 1.
February 6, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Las Vegas-based newspaper company Stephens Media LLC has suspended its 40(k) match to save money because of the bad economy.
February 6, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - As have a number of other companies, Eddie Bauer has announced it is suspending 401(k) match contributions for 2009 to cut costs.
February 6, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Dallas-based 7-Eleven Inc. said it is cutting 200 positions and suspending contributions to employees' 401(k) accounts to minimize future job losses.
February 6, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The personal information of 29,500 Kaiser Permanente employees may have been exposed in a data breach at the health provider.
February 6. 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - They say that a picture is worth a thousand words....
February 6, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A new survey by a jobs Web site catering to executives found 86% say their shrinking retirement savings will mean working longer, with an average delay of 7 ½ years.
February 5, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Delaying retirement is one of several life adjustments pre-retirees are making to weather the current economic climate.
February 5, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A recent survey conducted by the International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans (IFEBP) found employers use wellness programs to control health care costs and help workers feel better, but most are not measuring their success with these goals.
February 5, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The ranks of members of the troubled media industry turning to a 401(k) match suspension as a cost-cutting move increased by one with word the McClatchy Co. is following suit.
February 4, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The St. Petersburg Times has joined the ranks of newspapers freezing pay and suspending 401(k) plan company match contributions.
February 4, 2009 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - According to new research by Hewitt Associates, the majority of organizations in every region of the world are responding to the current economic turmoil by making across-the-board cuts to their 2009 salary increase budgets.