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August 7th, 2015

ICI Savings Snapshot Shows Individual Commitment

A snapshot of the savings behavior of some 26 million U.S. retirement plan participants clearly shows Americans’ continuing commitment to saving for retirement, according to the Investment Company Institute (ICI).Read more >

Health Care Costs Remain Major Retirement Expense

It is imperative that government employers educate their workers about the very high cost of health care they will face in retirement, according to “Factoring Health Care Costs Into Your Retirement Plan,” a new report from the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators, Inc. (NAGDCA).Read more >
Why Conduct an RFP for a Recordkeeper?
“Why should I conduct a request for proposals (RFP) for a recordkeeper for my retirement plan?”Read more >

Supporting Family a Retirement Savings Challenge

One in five (22%) Americans support an aging parent and/or an adult child, with these “financial supporters” spending an average of $12,000 a year to help their family, TD Ameritrade found in its 2015 Financial Support survey.Read more >

Steps to Improve Plan Committee Governance

For many 401(k) plan committees, improving their governance process starts with the basics of knowing what they need to do, and why.Read more >

David Levine and David Powell with Groom Law Group, and Michael A. Webb, vice president, Retirement Plan Services, Cammack Retirement Group, will field your questions concerning 403(b) plans and regulations. Send them to rmoore@assetinternational.com with Subject: Ask the Experts. Answers will be printed in future (b)lines. This feature is to provide general information only, does not constitute legal advice, and cannot be used or substituted for legal or tax advice.

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