PLANSPONSOR Weekend Newsdash
Week ending March 9th, 2018

Hello, PLANSPONSOR readers. This week we reported on studies that show women in general, and Latino women especially, would benefit from more education about retirement savings. Another study suggests two different approaches to getting participants engaged in an automatic enrollment plan versus an opt-in plan. American workers say financial education to help with current financial issues would improve their retirement security. And, RBC Wealth Management has issued a guide to help participants consider health care costs in their retirement planning. Enjoy this edition of PLANSPONSOR Weekend!

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Women Need Help Improving Retirement Confidence
Fifty-five percent of women are afraid they will outlive their savings, according to the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies. Read more >
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Retirement Saving Focus Especially Needed for Latino Women
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame, in a study funded by the National Endowment for Financial Education say Latinas—Hispanic women—have a huge appetite for financial education and a strong desire to save, and their savings could provide a critical safety net to America’s largest minority group. Read more >
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Retirement Security Not Just About Retirement Savings Plans
When American workers were asked how helpful further education would be to achieve their goals, a large majority expressed the need for additional financial education. Read more >
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RBC Offers Guide to Retirement Health Cost Planning
A survey found only 56% of respondents have factored health care into their retirement planning. Read more >
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J.P. Morgan Agrees to Settle Stable Value Funds Suit

The firm has agreed to pay $75 million to settle litigation brought by multiple retirement plan participants alleging J.P. Morgan invested its stable value funds in risky assets.

Congress Urged to Act Soon on Union Pension Funding Crisis

Members of the Senate Finance Committee voiced frustration that lawmakers have not yet come to a solution to the multiemployer union pension funding crisis.

Communicating Retirement Benefits to Five Generations of Workers

The University of Pittsburgh has found stories from peers resonate well with every employee group.

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

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