PLANSPONSOR Weekend Newsdash
Week ending February 5th, 2016
A key theme in this week’s news coverage is the competing priorities that keep folks from saving for retirement; both Gen Xers and Millennials are feeling pinched. Also, there are some industry players predicting that 2016 will be the year for in-plan guaranteed income solutions. In addition, we announced our 2016 Service Stars and, in light of the Super Bowl this weekend, we took a look at retirement benefits from NFL players. Enjoy this edition of PLANSPONSOR Weekend, and have a great weekend!
Editor's choice
2016 PLANSPONSOR Service Stars
These recordkeeper representatives offer first-class service and support to their clients.Read more >
Gen X Most Worried About Retirement
Competing financial priorities are making Generation X far less confident than other generations that they will be able to make ends meet in retirement.Read more >
Data and Research
Millennials Working on Financial Goals, but Not Retirement
The number one reason Millennials invest is to have an emergency/“rainy day” fund, a survey finds.Read more >
Use of In-Plan Income Solutions Poised for Growth
With plenty of nudges from the government and increasing concern about participant retirement readiness, now is the time to consider in-plan guaranteed income solutions.Read more >
Data and Research
A Look at Retirement Benefits for NFL Players
Word is this Super Bowl will be Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning’s last game before retiring.Read more >
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EARN Act Clears Senate Finance Committee

For the second time in a little more than a week, a key Senate committee has advanced an important piece of retirement plan reform legislation for a vote by the full chamber.

Plaintiffs Rebuffed by Appeals Court in Active Management Lawsuit

The defendant in the case, CommonSpirit Health, was accused of committing fiduciary breaches in the provision of an active target-date fund suit—allegations rejected both in district court and on appeal.

2021 Recordkeeping Survey
TRIVIAL PURSUITS: How Many States Are in More Than One Time Zone?
Some states are in more than one time zone.
TRIVIAL PURSUITS: Meaning and Origin of the Idiom “Watershed Moment?”

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

Editorial: Alison Cooke Mintzer


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