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PLANSPONSOR NEWSDASH LOGO November 9th, 2021
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Financial Wellness | Participants
Equipped for Anything?
Equipped for Anything?
Factor all sources of retirement income into outcome projections.
Administration
K-12 School Districts: Your Employees Are Confused About Retirement Benefits
Increased education and simplification will allow K-12 employees to better understand their options and how they can combine their benefits to ensure a secure retirement.
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Research
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
Yesterday, the Dow climbed 104.27 points (0.29%) to 36,432.22, the Nasdaq closed 10.77 points (0.07%) higher at 15,982.36, and the S&P 500 was up 4.17 points (0.09%) at 4,701.70. The Russell 2000 increased 5.66 points (0.23%) to 2,442.74, and the Wilshire 5000 gained 82.50 points (0.17%) to finish at 48,950.73.The price of the 10-year Treasury note decreased 26/32, bringing its yield up to 1.496%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond was down 1/32, increasing its yield to 1.893%.
Investing
A Two-Step Approach to ESG Investment Analysis
The first step involves choosing an optimal mix of asset classes based on traditional measures of risk and return, and the second involves tilting the portfolio toward ESG leaders or “improvers” within each asset class.
Products
OneAmerica Launches Multiple Employer Retirement Plan Solution
The firm says its offering is simpler than a PEP and is available to tax-exempt as well as corporate ERISA plan sponsors.
Small Talk
ON THIS DATE: In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt left for Panama to see the progress on the new canal. It was the first foreign trip by a U.S. president. In 1911, George Claude of Paris, France, applied for a patent on neon advertising signs. In 1938, Nazi troops and sympathizers destroyed and looted 7,500 Jewish businesses, burned 267 synagogues, killed 91 Jews, and rounded up over 25,000 Jewish men in an event that became known as Kristallnacht or “Night of Broken Glass.” In 1961, the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) eliminated its “Caucasians only” rule. In 1965, one of the biggest power failures in history occurred as all of New York state, portions of seven neighboring states, and parts of eastern Canada were plunged into darkness. In 1976, the U.N. General Assembly approved ten resolutions condemning the apartheid government in South Africa. In 1982, Sugar Ray Leonard retired from boxing, only fighting one more time in 1984 before becoming a boxing commentator for NBC. In 1984, a bronze statue titled “Three Servicemen,” by Frederick Hart, was unveiled at the site of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. In 1989, Communist East Germany opened its borders, allowing its citizens to travel freely to West Germany. In 1997, Barry Sanders (Detroit Lions) became the first player in NFL history to rush for over 1,000 yards in nine straight seasons. In the same game Sanders passed former Dallas Cowboy Tony Dorsett for third place on the all-time rushing list. In 2004, U.S. First Lady Laura Bush officially reopened Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House to pedestrians.
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