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August 6th, 2019

State Laws Prevent Single Provider for Some K-12 403(b)s

Yet another law requiring multiple providers for K-12 403(b) plans is reigniting the debate over whether more choice is good or bad for participants. Read more >

Retirement Plan Non-Participants Likely to Participate Later

Reports of overall retirement plan participation can misrepresent the retirement preparedness of American workers, according to ICI, because data shows more employees participate as they earn more and get older. Read more >
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Why Are Annuities So Prevalent in 403(b)s?
“Why are annuity investments so prevalent in 403(b) plans?” Read more >

Taking a ‘Calculated’ Approach to Retirement Readiness

Nathan Voris, with Schwab Retirement Plan Services, discusses how retirement calculators can be a useful resource for employees—by spurring them into action and providing them with more confidence about retirement readiness. Read more >

FPS Group Expands IPX Platform to Handle IRAs

FPS Group LLC, a provider of retirement plan solutions in the 403(b) and 457(b) space, has expanded its Investment Provider Exchange (IPX) platform to support individual retirement accounts (IRAs). Read more >

Editorial: Alison Cooke Mintzer alison.mintzer@strategic-i.com

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