(b)Lines Information and Insights for the 403(b) community / brought to you by PLANSPONSOR.
May 3rd, 2016

Employers Expand Ways to Get Financial Ed. to Employees

The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) encourages the use of “workplace champions” to steer co-workers to retirement planning and financial wellness education.Read more >

Barry’s Pickings Online: Transparency for All

If greater transparency is so good for retirement plan providers, then it’s good for retirement industry regulators too.Read more >
Retirees are increasingly dissatisfied with their retirements, according to a new report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute.Read more >

MassMutual Launches Spanish-Language Calculator

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. (MassMutual) announced the launch of a new mobile-friendly, Spanish-language financial goal calculator on MassMutual.com/Latino.Read more >

Retirement Industry People Moves

Lincoln Retirement Plan Services Expands Product Team; TIAA Global Asset Management Unifies DCIO Team, and more.Read more >

Can States Sponsor 403(b)s and 401(k)s?

“I realize that a state may sponsor a 457(b) plan, and such plans appear to be quite common. But what about 403(b) and 401(k) plans? I see what appear to be state-sponsored 403(b) and 401(k) plans, but I thought that states were not permitted to sponsor such plans. Can the Experts please clarify?”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

Advertising: advertise@strategic-i.com

Subscribe to (blines), click here.
To unsubscribe, click here.
BrightScope / CIO / FWW / Investor Economics / LiquidMetrix / Market Metrics / Matrix Solutions / PLANADVISER / Plan For Life / PLANSPONSOR / Simfund