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Week ending February 24th, 2017
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Investing
Millennials Could Drive More ESG Investing
A new survey by American Century Investments examines Millennials’ preferences pertaining to “impact” or “environmental, social and governance” (ESG) investing programs. Read more >
Data and Research
Retirement Savers Mixed on Whether Longevity Is a Bonus
More than half (55%) of respondents to a T. Rowe Price survey said an additional 30 years of life would be “both a blessing and a curse.”  Read more >
Administration
Helping Employees Address Longevity in Retirement
Until defined contribution (DC) plans embrace annuities, participants need more education and a healthier lifestyle. Read more >
Data and Research
Parents, Grandparents Willing to Forego Spending to Save for Retirement
Parents and grandparents are keeping their sights on their retirement needs as well as raising their children—and to do so, they are willing to forgo treating themselves to life’s little luxuries, according to the TD Ameritrade Parents and Grandparents Retirement Survey.  Read more >
Industry Voices
Keeping All Options Available for Higher Education Retirees
Too many Americans are financially ill-prepared for retirement. This year’s annual survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute found only 21% of respondents were “very confident” they will have enough money in retirement, and a large majority are behind where they should be with their savings. Read more >
MOST POPULAR STORIES
Adidas Sued Over Excessive Fees for 401(k) Participants

Plaintiffs in the lawsuit argue that passive funds would have resulted in better returns net of fees that the actively managed funds offered in the plan.

(b)lines Ask the Experts – Proper Delivery Method for SPDs
Experts from Groom Law Group and Cammack Retirement Group answer questions concerning 403(b) plans and regulations.
Yale Sued Over Wellness Program ‘Penalty’

The lawsuit says the so-called “incentive” Yale offers for participating in the wellness program are in fact a “penalty” that violates non-participants’ right, and it notes that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) withdrew the incentive portions of its wellness program rules.

Employees in Two States Miss Out on One HSA Benefit
Is this impacting health savings account (HSA) participation?
Some Help for Women’s Retirement Savings Gap May Be Coming

Some legislative proposals, such as the SECURE Act, may address challenges to retirement income adequacy women face, but there are also things retirement plan sponsors can do.

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

Advertising: Paul Zampitella paul.zampitella@strategic-i.com

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