October 9, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Small and mid-size businesses have a new nonqualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plan option from The Principal Financial Group.
September 29, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) proposed a regulation that would require electronic filing of “top hat” plan statements, and apprenticeship and training plan notices.
September 2, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – As companies froze or closed their qualified defined benefit (DB) plans, they often did the same with their DB plans for executives.
August 14, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Non-qualified executive retirement plan sponsors report that they would like to see participation levels in these plans increase.
August 12, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – A federal court has found a wealth accumulation plan (WAP) offered to executives of RBC Capital Markets Corporation is a “pension plan” under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
July 31, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Key employees who participate in non-qualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plans are increasingly recognizing the role these benefits play in preparing for retirement.
July 25, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - There are a number of savings and compensation plans companies can use to both attract and retain members of senior management; two in particular are cash balance and non-qualified deferred compensation plans.
July 14, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – National Financial Partners Corp. (NFP) and benefitRFP, Inc. have formed a strategic partnership to expand executive benefits services and improve plan designs.
June 27, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - With increased equity market volatility and recent changes in accounting rules, many companies are taking a second look at their approach to incentive compensation for key employees.
May 1, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – MullinTBG has created a Plan Sponsor Reporting Center.
April 9, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – When it comes to executive retirement arrangements, a recent study reveals a continued emphasis by U.S. companies on elective deferred compensation.
March 31, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR) – Thirty percent of respondents to a recent survey note a higher plan participation rate for nonqualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plans.
February 13, 2014 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – As the year began, information abounded about how qualified retirement plans can review their plans for compliance and implement best practices. But, what about non-qualified plans?
November 22, 2013 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - With executives facing a great many obstacles impacting their ability to accumulate sufficient funds for adequate retirement, executive managers are also impacted by this gritty outlook resulting in a pressing need to find solutions to mitigate the problem.
October 17, 2013 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Principal Financial Group has released Principal SERP Select to help owners of growing businesses provide key employees a way to better prepare for retirement.
October 7, 2013 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – A federal appellate court found two employment agreements were not benefit plans covered by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
September 3, 2013 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Increased tax rates for highly paid executives and limits on qualified benefits have generated heightened interest in nonqualified benefit plans, resulting in a proliferation of providers offering solutions.
August 13, 2013 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that the calculation of a reduction in former General Motors (GM) executives' retirement benefits was valid.
June 19, 2013 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – A federal court ruled Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan (SERP) participants’ state law claims are not preempted by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
May 6, 2013 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – A newly released white paper from Fulcrum Partners LLC examines the practice of deferring compensation for retirement.