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PLANSPONSOR NEWSDASH LOGO April 20th, 2021
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Awards
2021 Plan Sponsor of the Year Finalists
2021 Plan Sponsor of the Year Finalists
The profiles for the finalists of the 2021 Plan Sponsor of the Year awards are now online.
Benefits
Plan Sponsors Face Several Decisions About Emergency Savings Offerings
They need to determine how emergency savings accounts will be invested and whether to match employees’ savings, as well as whether recordkeepers’ out-of-plan or in-plan options are best.
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Participants
What Participants Want From Employers’ Retirement Plan Websites
Research
2021 Recordkeeping Survey
Inside Angle
DOL’s Next Moves
Market Mirror
Yesterday, the Dow closed 123.04 points (0.36%) lower at 34,077.63, the Nasdaq lost 137.58 points (0.98%) to finish at 13,914.77, and the S&P 500 was down 22.21 points (0.53%) at 4,163.26. The Russell 2000 decreased 30.67 points (1.36%) to 2,232.00, and the Wilshire 5000 fell 299.45 points (0.68%) to 43,588.47.

The price of the 10-year Treasury note was down 1/32, increasing its yield to 1.600%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond decreased 28/32, bringing its yield up to 2.303%.
Compliance
Kimberly-Clark Hit With Excessive Fee Lawsuit
The suit mainly takes issue with an alleged failure to solicit competitive bids for retirement plan services and the use of what it calls ‘cobbled-together services from many providers.’
Products
John Hancock Extends Personalized Retirement Advice Program to All Plan Clients
The firm is also launching an online experience to deliver personalized recommendations to participants.
Small Talk
ON THIS DATE: In 1836, the U.S. territory of Wisconsin was created by Congress. In 1902, Marie and Pierre Curie successfully isolated radioactive radium salts from the mineral pitchblende in their laboratory in Paris. In 1912, Fenway Park opened as the home of the Boston Red Sox. In 1940, the first electron microscope was demonstrated by RCA. In 1961, FM stereo broadcasting was approved by the FCC. In 1971, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously declared that busing for the purposes of desegregation is constitutional. In 1972, the manned lunar module from Apollo 16 landed on the moon. In 1999, two teenage gunmen killed 13 people in a shooting spree at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. In 1999, Jane Seymour received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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