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December 12th, 2014

Higher Ed. Employees Set Retirement Savings Example

Employees at colleges and universities are more likely than employees in other professions to have taken concrete steps to plan and save for retirement, a TIAA-CREF survey suggests.Read more >

Financial and Emotional Planning Key to Happy Retirement

The retirees surveyed by MassMutual who expressed the highest levels of contentment in retirement are the ones who took concrete steps to order both their emotional and their financial lives at least five years before retirement.Read more >

2015 Year in Preview

Trends, legislation, regulations and litigation will continue to affect the retirement industry in 2015.Read more >

Russell Sale Prompts Review of Investment Benchmarks

One retirement industry expert says the London Stock Exchange Group’s purchase of the Frank Russell Company, also known as Russell Investments, is a good opportunity for retirement plan fiduciaries and investors to think a little deeper about how their portfolios are built and measured.Read more >

Overlooked Factors Can Dim Retirement Outlook

There is a pretty long list of elements people commonly forget to consider in their retirement savings effort, David Blanchett, head of retirement research for Morningstar, tells PLANSPONSOR.Read more >

IRS Weighs In on What Records to Keep

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) notes that retirement plan sponsors are required by law to keep books and records available for review by the agency.Read more >

Multnomah Group Hires Investment Consultant

Multnomah Group announced the addition of Amy Ouellette as a new investment consultant working out of the firm’s Portland, Oregon, office.Read more >

True Loves’ Christmas Costs

Based on buying one of each of the gifts in the holiday classic, “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” the price tag for the PNC Christmas Price Index (CPI) is $27,673.21 in 2014, just $280.04 more than last year.Read more >
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