Overcoming recruitment and retention challenges in the healthcare market

Hiring professionals and retaining employees to keep up with growth is getting harder. A total benefits approach focused on making the most of your retirement plan can be a significant factor in helping you address these challenges.

How TDFs can help combat inflation

Can target-date funds (TDFs) withstand increasing inflationary pressures? We believe so, all while providing long-term growth in excess of inflation.

The Millennial Money Myth

Why Millennials are more financially savvy than previously thought and demanding more from plan sponsors

Stable Value

Is Your Plan Offering the Right Capital Preservation Option?

Retirement Income Gaining Interest Among Plan Sponsors and Participants

Today, employees are responsible for investing their own retirement assets, and they are also tasked with making decisions about decumulation. A recent MetLife survey called “The Role of the Company” confirmed employees recognize these responsibilities, but they still want help from their employer, viewed as a trusted partner. Roberta Rafaloff, head of MetLife’s Institutional Income Annuities business, spoke with PLANSPONSOR about how employers can help guide employees in terms of structuring retirement income.

Defined Contribution: Four Themes for 2018 and Beyond

In our view, the prospective low-return ­environment calls for a capital-efficient approach that pairs actively managed bonds with passive or enhanced equities in ­target-date, core and retirement-income ­allocations.

Best of PLANSPONSOR National Conference

Best of 2017 PLANSPONSOR National Conference events attract plan sponsors and retirement plan advisers across the country

Fixed income: How active do you want to go?

Challenges to bond fund returns include rising rates, slow growth, political uncertainty, demand constraints and more. That’s why many defined contribution (DC) plan sponsors are exploring whether their plan’s fixed income choices are sufficient to meet the needs of participants.

The Costs of Student Loan Debt at Work

Student loans play a greater role in workplace financial wellness and employee health than plan sponsors might anticipate.

One Size Does Not Fit All

Selecting and monitoring a QDIA is one of the most important plan sponsor duties

An Income Mindset

Offering participants a means to protect their savings in retirement

Stable Value Protection and Growth: Not Mutually Exclusive

During times of market volatility, stable value has protected benefit plan sponsors from market downturns, earning the trust of defined contribution (DC) plan participants aiming to preserve the value...

Eliminating a Fiduciary Blind Spot

Fiduciary liability insurance can provide protection for plan sponsors

Money market reform: What DC plans need to know

Money market reform: What DC plans need to know No BlackRock 2016-08-31 New regulations for money market mutual funds – announced in July 2014 by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – are set to take effect this October. While some provisions