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 >
Products
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 >
Administration
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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MOST POPULAR STORIES
Another Schlichter Suit Targets Sponsor and Providers

Even cases that allege potential wrongdoing on the part of a service provider are often targeted exclusively at the plan sponsor. Not so in the latest suit filed by the law firm Schlichter Bogard & Denton.

2020 Recordkeeping Survey
Participants Are Saving More With ‘TDF-Plus’ Strategies

A new study finds participants who blended funds were on track to replace more of their pre-retirement income than those who did not.

The NQDC Market

Data on number of plans, participants and liabilities by nonqualified plan type, and a listing of the largest providers of section 409A plans and section 457 plans.

2020 Best in Class DC Providers

Editorial: Alison Cooke Mintzer alison.mintzer@strategic-i.com

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