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Editor’s Note
We at PLANSPONSOR are grateful for our readers who, with their daily efforts, help employees build financial security for retirement. We are also grateful for those plan sponsors that share their experiences, helping their plan sponsor peers and PLANSPONSOR editors better understand how to meet employees’ needs. In this special edition of NewsDash, we share some of their stories.
Plan Profile
Picture of Health
A plan sponsor pilots a custom communications program with success.
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2021 DC Plan Benchmarking Survey
Data and Research
Working Past Age 65 May Seem Like a Great Idea …
Data and Research
2022 Retirement Industry Trends to Follow
Market Mirror
Tuesday, the Dow gained 194.55 points (0.55%) to finish at 35,813.80, the Nasdaq closed 79.62 points (0.50%) lower at 15,775.14, and the S&P 500 increased 7.76 points (0.17%) to 4,690.70. The Russell 2000 was down 3.49 points (0.15%) at 2,327.86, and the Wilshire 5000 was virtually unchanged at 48,300.04.

The price of the 10-year Treasury note was down 4/32, increasing its yield to 1.678%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond decreased 1 6/32, bringing its yield up to 2.035%.
Plan Profile
Handled With Care
This sponsor focuses on its truck driver employees’ future and security.
Generous Means to an End
This plan sponsor’s perk helps employees get free of student debt.
A Defining Moment
This plan sponsor’s voluntary benefits are healing in the pandemic.
Tax Savings Aids the Plan
This sponsor used the money saved to increase its match.
Time Is Money for Repaying Student Debt
A sponsor lets workers turn their PTO into loan payments
Small Talk
ON THIS DATE: In 1859, “On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection,” a groundbreaking scientific work by British naturalist Charles Darwin, was published in England. In 1874, Joseph F. Glidden was granted a patent for a barbed fencing material. In 1903, Clyde J. Coleman received the patent for an electric self-starter for an automobile. In 1960, Philadelphia Warrior Wilt Chamberlain snagged 55 rebounds in a game against the Boston Celtics and set an NBA record for the most rebounds in a single game. In 1963, in the basement of the Dallas police station, Lee Harvey Oswald, the alleged assassin of President John F. Kennedy, was shot to death by Jack Ruby, a Dallas nightclub owner. In 1971, hijacker Dan Cooper, known as D.B. Cooper, parachuted from a Northwest Airlines 727 over Washington state with $200,000 in ransom and disappeared. In 1996, Rusty Wallace won the first NASCAR event to be held in Japan.
WEDNESDAY WISDOM: “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.”—Melody Beattie, author

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