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
Compliance
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 >
Compliance
Another Challenge to the DOL Fiduciary Rule
Congressional representatives seek to protect retirement investors and stall DOL fiduciary rule.Read more >
Benefits
SIFMA Speaks Out Against State-Run Plans
The group suggests other efforts to address the retirement savings crisis in America.Read more >
Compliance
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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MOST POPULAR STORIES
What Participants Want From Employers’ Retirement Plan Websites

A recent study found 81% of participants have logged into their accounts, with most signing in to check account balances or review investment options.

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: What do the M’s stand for in M&Ms?
U.S. Falls in Natixis Global Retirement Ranking

They survey found that a third of U.S. investors do not believe they have the option to retire.

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

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