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week ending January 31st, 2020
PLANSPONSOR offers a variety of in-depth articles—originally reported and unique pieces of content that examine the most pressing topics for retirement plan sponsors, across the areas of compliance, investing, administration and more. This edition of PLANSPONSOR Weekend includes different administration topics—from the basics to the more complex. Please share what you learn with your colleagues. Have a great weekend!
Editor's Choice
Administration
Plan Sponsors Have Multiple Options for Creating Income Streams for Participants
Annuities should be considered, and the type to offer in a DC plan depends on several factors.
Administration
Performing an Effective Benchmarking of Plan Advisers
An analysis of advisers’ skills and services helps in finding those with higher skill sets, and those who offer much more value for plan sponsors.
Administration
Components of Annuity Pricing
The costs of annuities depends on the type and the amount of flexibility.
Administration
Retirement Plan Features to Consider Pruning
Some features make administration unnecessarily difficult, while others could derail participants’ retirement readiness.
Administration
Mechanics of DB Plan QDROs Differ From Those for DC Plans
There are different paths for getting the right benefits to the right people when a plan participant divorces.
Popular Reads
2020 Recordkeeping Survey
Opinions
How to Tell If You’re Paying Reasonable Fees for Actuarial Services
Leslie Olds, with Strategic Benefits Advisors, discusses how DB plan sponsors can determine whether actuarial fees are in line with services provided.
Compliance
Aon, Alight Win Judgment in Hospital PRT Lawsuit
A federal judge found Aon Hewitt acted prudently, after hearing testimony about the firm’s investment actions and contractual obligations.
Investing
Balancing Fiduciary Duty With ESG Demand
As desire for sustainable investments increases, retirement plan sponsors are still cautious about offering ESG funds while regulatory guidance is stalled.
Compliance
Court Decision Emphasizes Need to Ensure Accuracy of Online Communications
In a decision in favor of a plan sponsor and provider, a court took a moment to contemplate whether an online request met the ‘written request’ requirement to claim a violation under ERISA.
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