PLANSPONSOR Weekend Newsdash
Week ending November 13th, 2015
Happy Friday, PLANSPONSOR readers! We are pleased to bring you our second Weekend edition of NewsDash. Here you will find a selection of the week’s top-viewed articles and other selected content curated by the PLANSPONSOR staff—all to help you stay informed and prepare for another busy week running your plans and helping employees improve their retirement outcomes.
Editor's choice
Novant Health Agrees to Settle Excessive Fee Suit
However, in a statement of non-opposition filed with the court, Novant said it disagrees with the claims.Read more >
Data and Research
Research Finds Retirement Planning Calculators Lacking
HealthView’s research indicates that current income replacement ratio-based calculators fail to suggest sufficient income for retirees to afford quality health care and maintain their planned standard of living in retirement.Read more >
Another Challenge to the DOL Fiduciary Rule
Congressional representatives seek to protect retirement investors and stall DOL fiduciary rule.Read more >
SIFMA Speaks Out Against State-Run Plans
The group suggests other efforts to address the retirement savings crisis in America.Read more >
Duty to Monitor Fiduciaries Does Not Include Duty to Inform
BP has won dismissal of several claims that it failed to monitor fiduciaries who oversaw company stock investments in its retirement plans.Read more >
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SECURE Act 2.0 Passed Unanimously by Ways and Means Committee

A rare unanimous affirmative voice vote by the Ways and Means Committee allows the SECURE Act 2.0 to be considered by the full House of Representatives.

2021 Health Savings Account Survey
2020 Recordkeeping Survey
Health Care Costs in Retirement Remain a Top Stressor

Fidelity’s latest analysis shows people often underestimate the potential cost of health care in retirement, even after two decades of watching health care costs increase year-over-year.

Building Inclusivity Into Employee Benefits

While it’s a crucial step, experts say promoting an inclusive workplace entails more than offering benefits to different employee demographics. 

Editorial: Alison Cooke Mintzer


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