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Considerations for Benefit Offerings and Open Enrollment for 2021
Considerations for Benefit Offerings and Open Enrollment for 2021
Employers must balance costs with increased employee needs, and benefits leaders predict employees will be looking at benefit offerings more closely this year.
COVID-19 Compliance Corner: IRS Expands CRD Eligibility and Clarifies Loan Rules
Each week, Carol Buckmann, with Cohen & Buckmann P.C., will explain legislative provisions or official guidance related to the COVID-19 pandemic that affect retirement and health plan sponsors.
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New Financial Audit Rule Increases Requirements for Plan Sponsors
2021 Recordkeeping Survey
Data and Research
Participants Missing the Full Match Remains a Big Problem
Don’t just follow the herd, stay ahead of it with PLANSPONSOR Industry Intelligence.
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Market Mirror
Yesterday, the Dow climbed 580.25 points (2.32%) to 25,595.80, the NASDAQ closed 116.93 points (1.20%) higher at 9,874.15, and the S&P 500 was up 44.19 points (1.47%) at 3,053.24. The Russell 2000 increased 42.43 points (3.08%) to 1,421.21, and the Wilshire 5000 gained 461.22 points (1.50%) to finish at 31,145.02.

The price of the 10-year Treasury note was up 2/32, decreasing its yield to 0.631%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond was down 4/32, increasing its yield to 1.385%.
Deals and People
Empower to Acquire Digital Adviser Personal Capital
The acquisition creates a comprehensive financial wellness solution for retirement plan participants that takes into account their full financial picture.
Why Some HSA Holders Become Investors
Employers might encourage noninvestors to change their ways through education, plus a little seed money.
Small Talk
ON THIS DATE: In 1859, Jean Francois Gravelet, a Frenchman known professionally as Charles Blondin, became the first daredevil to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope. In 1894, Korea declared independence from China and asked for Japanese aid. In 1921, President Warren G. Harding appointed former President William Howard Taft chief justice of the United States. In 1950, President Harry Truman ordered U.S. troops into Korea and authorizes the draft. In 1953, the first Corvette rolled off the Chevrolet assembly line in Flint, Michigan. In 1958, Congress passed a law authorizing the admission of Alaska as the 49th state in the Union. In 1971, the 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified when Ohio became the 38th state to approve it. The amendment lowered the minimum voting age to 18. In 2000, President Bill Clinton signed the E-Signature bill to give the same legal validity to an electronic signature as a signature in pen and ink.
TRIVIAL PURSUITS: Who was the only U.S. President who never married?
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