Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
October 21st, 2016
Benefits & Administration
With the 2016 election right around the corner, employers are gearing up for proposed changes and taking a stance on different policy platforms. Protecting the tax-favored status of employer-sponsored health and retirement plans is a key concern, a survey by the International Foundation of Employee Benefits finds.Read more >
SOA Updates Mortality Improvement Scale
The Society of Actuaries (SOA) released its annually-updated  mortality improvement scale for pension plans, MP-2016, incorporating three additional years of Social Security Administration (SSA) data on U.S. population mortality. The updated improvement scale suggests U.S. mortality continues to improve, but at a slower average rate of improvement than previous years, which may decrease pension plan obligations slightly.Read more >
Award Nominations
The nomination deadline for the 2017 PLANSPONSOR Plan Sponsor of the Year Awards is approaching.Read more >