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December 8th, 2015

Experts Predict a New Standard for DC Plan Design

More plan sponsors will use automatic enrollment, and at a higher default rate.Read more >

Participants Not the Only Ones Suffering from Inertia

Inertia is a term usually reserved for retirement plan participant behavior, but plan sponsors can also drag their heels.Read more >
Researchers delved into what makes employees retire earlier than planned.Read more >

Plan Sponsors Can Help Clear Investing Fog

Plan sponsors can boost their plan participants’ investing knowledge and confidence by knowing which type of investor they are.Read more >

Savings Most Vulnerable in Retirement Red Zone

Suffering an extreme bear market event near the onset of retirement can seriously derail an individual’s ability to maintain financial security late into life.Read more >

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Form 5500 Deadline Extension Repealed

A provision in a new law will return Form 5500 deadlines to what they were before the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act was passed.Read more >

Items Coming from the GASB in December

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board has announced a number of projects it will complete before the end of 2015 that will affect government pensions.Read more >

Are 403(b) Accounts Insured?

Are 403(b) accounts insured in a manner similar to checking and savings accounts? Or is there some other type of insurance?”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 may 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.

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

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