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week ending July 31st, 2020
PLANSPONSOR offers in-depth coverage of many issues of interest to retirement plan sponsors. COVID-19 effects on plans, every day administration and compliance are just some of the many topics covered by these articles. In case you missed it (ICYMI), this edition of PLANSPONSOR Weekend highlights some of our recent coverage. You will find information to help you in the administration of your retirement programs. Have a great weekend!
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Compliance
Retirement Plan Disclosures Move Into the Digital Age
Plan sponsors need to understand requirements in the new DOL rule, including how to ensure cybersecurity, before moving forward.
Investing
Improving Participant Outcomes With Custom TDFs
Off-the-shelf TDFs may not meet the needs of participant demographics, so plan sponsors can build custom TDFs to provide greater diversification and less risk near retirement.
Administration
Get Beneficiary Designation and Missing Participant Practices in Order
The pandemic has highlighted the need for plan sponsors to actively encourage revised beneficiary designations and have missing participant procedures in place.
Administration
Changing Messages About Benefits
Plan sponsors can create new communications to engage participants with their retirement and health benefit plans that take into consideration special circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Administration
Frozen DB Plans Still Require Much Attention
There is nearly as much work to do when a DB plan is frozen as when it’s open, and ignoring it could come at great cost.
Popular Reads
Compliance
DOL Offers Guidance for Locating Missing Participants
Guidance in three parts offers suggested processes for DC plans and DB plans and reveals errors DOL staff should look for.
2020 Recordkeeping Survey
Benefits
What Employers Need to Know About HSAs
Experts share eligibility requirements, tax treatment rules and allowable expenses for health savings accounts.
Compliance
Trustee Sued Over Retirement Plan Account Fraud
The lawsuit claims the trustee allowed an unauthorized person to take a distribution from a participant’s account and that the trustee is refusing to provide information to help remedy the situation.
Investing
Deciding Whether an Annuity Is Right for Your Plan Participants
Plan sponsors should look at participant needs to determine whether annuities would be a fit for their plan and, if so, which types of annuities meet those needs.
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