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March 20th, 2015

Younger Workers Lack Feeling of Control over Retirement

Nearly half of Americans younger than 30 (49%) do not feel in control of determining their retirement date, according to the latest COUNTRY Financial Security Index survey.Read more >

Should Employees Add an IRA to Savings Mix?

TIAA-CREF says its survey results point to an important opportunity for retirement plan sponsors and advisers to impart better knowledge about the benefits of tax-advantaged savings, whatever the form of the account.Read more >

Women Need Retirement Planning Nudge

Research from the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute suggests women could use a nudge to complete certain retirement planning activities.Read more >

Retirement Assets Top $21T

Assets held in employer-sponsored retirement plans increased 11.5% to reach $11.3 trillion at the close of 2014, according to Spectrem’s 2015 Market Insights Report.Read more >

DOL Adds Flexibility to Investment Disclosure Rules

The DOL says a new direct final rule provides a grace period for plan sponsors to furnish plan-related information to participants.Read more >

Consulting Firm Offers PSCA Fiduciary Training

Blue Prairie Group is partnering with the Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA) to provide an online fiduciary training program for clients impacted by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).Read more >

Vanguard Rolling Out Plan Sponsor Workstation

Vanguard has announced a new tool, My Plan Manager, designed to make retirement plan sponsors’ plan data more accessible and actionable so they can help participants reach retirement goals.Read more >

ERISApedia Publishes Fiduciary Responsibility eSource

ERISApedia.com has begun publishing the Fiduciary Responsibility eSource, a publication which provides guidance for 401(k) and 403(b) plan advisers and sponsors.Read more >

Prudential Offers Measure of Employee Financial Wellness

Prudential Group Insurance, a business of Prudential Financial introduced a tool that allows employers to measure the financial wellness of their workers.Read more >

Cyber Attacks, Disasters and Diseases, Oh My!

The workplace threat employers most fear is a cyber attack, according to a survey from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.Read more >
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