PLANSPONSOR Weekend Newsdash
Week ending November 4th, 2016
Editor's choice
Administration
Plan Sponsors Can Help With Retirement Income Strategies
An analysis of defined contribution participant distribution behavior supports the use of “through” target-date funds and the allowance of partial distributions from DC plans.Read more >
Data and Research
TDFs Have Helped Many Ride Out Tough Markets
Fidelity recommends that individuals regularly monitor their mix of stocks, bonds and cash in their 401(k), but not make changes driven by short-term market volatility or other economic events. Read more >
Compliance
Fiduciaries Failed to Follow Plan Document for ESOP Termination
A federal court has ordered the fiduciaries to restore losses to plan participants. Read more >
Compliance
Regulators Release Informational Copies of 2016 Form 5500
The IRS says retirement plan sponsors can still skip some compliance questions on the form. Read more >
Deals and People
Strategic Insight Acquires BrightScope
BrightScope is the leading provider of retirement plan, sales and distribution data. Read more >
MOST POPULAR STORIES
Another Schlichter Suit Targets Sponsor and Providers

Even cases that allege potential wrongdoing on the part of a service provider are often targeted exclusively at the plan sponsor. Not so in the latest suit filed by the law firm Schlichter Bogard & Denton.

2020 Recordkeeping Survey
Participants Are Saving More With ‘TDF-Plus’ Strategies

A new study finds participants who blended funds were on track to replace more of their pre-retirement income than those who did not.

The NQDC Market

Data on number of plans, participants and liabilities by nonqualified plan type, and a listing of the largest providers of section 409A plans and section 457 plans.

2020 Best in Class DC Providers

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

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