“I read an Ask the Experts column from a few years ago which stated that, if we hired someone older than 70 ½, that they would need to take required minimum distributions from plans of prior employers but not from our plan.
“I work for a plan sponsor where payroll deduction and outside collateral cannot be used for loans. We have a participant who defaulted on a loan, but who later paid off the loan in its entirety. Do the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations allow for re-borrowing in this situation?”
“I am fairly new to the employee benefits field, but was shocked to find that our employer, a private university, delays its 403(b) retirement plan Form 5500 filing until the last possible moment (October 15, since our calendar year is a plan year).
“A Section 414(e)(e) religious organization, that does not meet the definition of church or qualified church-controlled organization QCCO under Section 3121(w)(3)(A) and (B), and elects not to be covered by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), sponsors a 403(b) plan with employer matching contributions.
Brett Wander and Jake Gilliam of Charles Schwab say plan sponsors should consider re-examining their TDF fixed-income allocations, with an eye toward identifying potential heightened downside exposure risk.