PLANSPONSOR Weekend Newsdash
Week ending December 4th, 2015
Happy Friday, PLANSPONSOR Readers! Managed accounts were a hot topic this week; we’ve got all the coverage here. And, we’ve rounded up other top stories in this edition of PLANSPONSOR Weekend.
Editor's choice
Industry Voices
The Next Evolution of 401(k) Plans
Advances in technology now enable employers to provide a retirement savings road map for each participant by leveraging managed accounts as the qualified default investment alternative (QDIA) with the help of their plan adviser. Steve Anderson, president, Schwab Retirement Plan Services, discusses the next evolution of 401(k) plans.Read more >
Data and Research
Retirees Share Realities with Younger Generations
Workers should save more, earlier to prepare for retiring sooner than planned and to meet the competing financial priorities in retirement.Read more >
An Alternative When Financial Wellness Isn’t in the Budget
Financial Finesse is targeting smaller employers with a service to help them create a low-cost financial wellness program.Read more >
Making the Best Auto Enrollment Decisions
There are several factors to consider when deciding whether and how to implement automatic enrollment before making it a done deal.Read more >
Data and Research
Managed Accounts May Suit Some Participants
While target-date funds may hold the most contributions, they can still co-exist with managed accounts.Read more >
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2020 Recordkeeping Survey
TRIVIAL PURSUITS: Meaning and Origin of the Idiom “Watershed Moment?”

Some may describe the arrival of the coronavirus as a “watershed moment.”

John Hancock Agrees to Procedural Changes in ERISA Suit Settlement

In addition to a $14 million payment, the defendants agreed to retain an independent third-party investment consultant to review investment options in the plan, among other things.

2021 Defined Benefit Administration Survey

Editorial: Alison Cooke Mintzer


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