PSCA and Principal Open 403(b) Plan Survey

February 18, 2011 ( - The Profit Sharing/401k Council of America (PSCA) and Principal Financial Group have opened the third PSCA 403(b) Plan Survey.

An announcement said the survey, at, will take less 15 minutes to complete and must be completed by March 11, 2011. Survey participants will receive a free copy of the results.  

The results will be available in May and will provide benchmarking data on: 

  • Plan education, 
  • Investment options, 
  • Participation, 
  • Organization and participant contributions, 
  • Administration practices, and  
  • 403(b) plan audits. 


Principal encourages financial professionals and third party administrators to help their clients access this benchmarking data by encouraging them to participate in the survey.   

For questions on the survey, or to request hard copies of the survey questionnaire, please contact PSCA at