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November 21st, 2014

Emerging and Growing Trends in DC Plans

A survey from Towers
Watson reveals some emerging and growing trends in defined contribution plan
design, investments, fees and communications. Read more >

Recession Shifted Retirement Expectations

Americans’ retirement
expectations were damaged significantly by the “Great Recession,” as seen in a
nearly 23% drop in workers retiring early or close to their expected date. Read more >

Efforts Needed to Address Women’s Retirement Readiness

Women’s path to a
financially secure retirement is filled with many obstacles, a global survey
shows. Read more >

Worried the Money Will Run Out

Half of employees
approaching retirement wish they had started saving sooner, a TIAA-CREF survey
finds. Read more >

Retirement Readiness Efforts Should Be Optimized

More than
three-quarters of large and midsize U.S. employers that sponsor 401(k) and
403(b) defined contribution (DC) plans say retirement readiness has become a
major issue for their employees. Read more >

Employers Give Low Grades to Employee Savings Habits

A survey from the
LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute shows one-third of plan sponsors give their
retirement plans an A, and 46% give their plans a B. However, only one-quarter
give an A grade to employees’ retirement savings habits, and 36% give
employees’ savings habits a B. Read more >

School District Settles Retirement Plan Age Bias Suit

A Phoenix, Arizona, school district has settled
an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit that claimed its early
retirement incentive plan was age discriminatory. Read more >
ASK THE EXPERTS
Groom Law Group and Cammack Retirement Group will field your questions concerning 403(b) plans and regulations. Email rebecca.moore@issgovernance.com with Subject Ask the Experts

Editorial: Alison Cooke Mintzer alison.mintzer@issgovernance.com

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