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September 27th, 2019

Teaching Employees Skills and Practices for Retirement Confidence

Unfortunately, there are no do-overs in life, but there are ways to help employees feel confidence about their financial futures going forward. Read more >

Supreme Court Asked to Review Case About Annuity Contracts in Retirement Plans

The question before the court is: May an ERISA plan participant or beneficiary seek disgorgement of unreasonable profits derived from a plan contract from a non-fiduciary party in interest? Read more >
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One Way to Support Older Workers Who Aren’t Ready to Retire

Tricia Blazier, with Allsup, discusses a way for employers to address older workers’ health benefits concerns. Read more >

Retirement System Problems Contribute to Financial Inequality

Researchers contend that financial asset inequality is exacerbated by regressive tax incentives for retirement savings and unequal access to employer-provided retirement plans, and they offer suggesting for addressing this. Read more >

Eugene Scalia Wins Senate Confirmation as DOL Secretary

The new Labor Secretary is known for his previous work at the Department of Labor and for a successful litigation practice focused on deregulatory issues. Read more >

Break From the Grind: Pizza Might Protect Against Illness—If It’s Made in Italy

The 2019 Ig Nobel Prize winners have been announced. Improbable Research says the Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that make people LAUGH, and then THINK. The prizes are intended to celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative—and spur people’s interest in science, medicine, and technology. Read more >

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

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