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June 6th, 2017

Custom Messaging for the Masses

Recordkeepers have joined the digital marketing trend so successful for the likes of Amazon and are using personalized data to more effectively engage consumers. In this case, the goal is to sell defined contribution (DC) plan participants on the benefits of saving more for retirement.Read more >

Supreme Court Offers Interpretation of Definition of Church Plan

Following oral arguments in March in the cases of Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton, St. Peter’s Healthcare System v. Kaplan, and Dignity Health v. Rollins, the U.S. Supreme Court found plans maintained by principal-purpose organizations qualify as “church plans.” However, it did not rule that the hospitals in these cases were principal-purpose organizations.Read more >
When the Individual That Signed Form 5500 Retired
“We are starting preparations for our retirement plan’s Form 5500 annual return filing; however, the individual who signs our returns as employer and plan administrator retired, and the new person taking over the position inquired as to exactly who should be signing as the employer and plan administrator. Do the Experts have any guidance on the subject?”Read more >

Lincoln Offers 3(38) Investment Management to Plan Sponsors

Lincoln Financial Group is offering Morningstar Investment Management LLC’s new flexible 3(38) fiduciary service to all of its clients, providing a new option for existing clients as well as for new plans looking for enhanced fiduciary support.Read more >

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

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