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Compliance
Senate and House Committees Ask GAO to Review TDFs
Senate and House Committees Ask GAO to Review TDFs
They say that even as target-date funds have grown more popular, their expenses and risk allocations vary considerably.
Online Special Coverage
2021 Health Savings Account Survey
Health savings accounts (HSAs) are used by employees to offset the out-of-pocket cost of medical expenses but are increasingly described as a vehicle for saving for medical expenses in retirement. The high value employees place on health insurance benefits, coupled with growing health care costs that continue to surpass the rate of inflation, have increased employers’ adoption of HSAs alongside high-deductible health care plans (HDHPs). PLANSPONSOR’s HSA guide provides information on HSA providers.
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Research
2021 Target-Date Fund Survey
Compliance
The DOL Has Begun Retirement Plan Cybersecurity Audits
Compliance
Rush of Litigation Against Retirement Plans Expected to Continue
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Market Mirror
Yesterday, the Dow was down 34.94 points (0.10%) at 34,742.82, the Nasdaq lost 350.38 points (2.55%) to finish at 13,401.86, and the S&P 500 decreased 44.17 points (1.04%) to 4,188.43. The Russell 2000 fell 58.93 points (2.59%) to 2,212.70, and the Wilshire 5000 closed 569.92 points (1.29%) lower at 43,515.16.

The price of the 10-year Treasury note was down 2/32, increasing its yield to 1.604%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond decreased 30/32, bringing its yield up to 2.325%.
Events
Plan Progress Webinar: Lessons From Litigation
Join PLANSPONSOR and retirement industry experts on May 20 as we discuss insights revealed from charges filed against plan sponsors, lawsuit settlements and court decisions; new trends in types of claims and plan sponsors being targeted; and how plan sponsors can be prepared in case a lawsuit is filed against them.
Data and Research
Corporate Pension Funded Status Sees Slight Uptick in April
Pension plans still felt the effect of lower rates on liabilities, but strong equity markets helped the gain in assets outpace the gain in liabilities.
Small Talk
ON THIS DATE: In 1858, Minnesota entered the Union as the 32nd state. In 1910, Glacier National Park in Montana was established. In 1927, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was founded. In 1934, a massive storm sent millions of tons of topsoil flying from across the parched Great Plains region of the United States as far east as New York, Boston and Atlanta. In 1947, the creation of the tubeless tire was announced by the B.F. Goodrich Company. In 1949, Siam changed its name to Thailand. In 1997, chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov resigned after 19 moves in a game against Deep Blue, a chess-playing computer developed by scientists at IBM. This was the sixth and final game of their match, which Kasparov lost two games to one, with three draws.
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