On average, they offer 27 core investment options, according to ICI and BrightScope
Vestwell and BNY form partnership to provide retirement plans; 401(k) professionals establish advising firm; DWC brings on industry veteran as first in-house actuary; and more.
Findings in a Buck survey demonstrate that a failure to creatively invest in employee wellness can result in many adverse consequences for the success and sustainability of a business.
Despite slowing global growth, disparate inflation rates, and continued normalization of U.S. monetary policy, economists with Vanguard and J.P. Morgan Asset Management believe that a near-term recession will be avoided.
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Spanish-speaking participants may now benefit from both fully translated primary website navigation, specific page translations, and description overlays to provide additional information.
Northern Trust purchases FX software provider; Nuveen incorporates ESG funds to fixed-income lineup and Nuveen launches quantitative strategies affiliate.
Janus Henderson research suggests the vast majority of auto-enrollment programs fund only pre-tax accounts; this is despite the fact that for younger, lower-income employees, funding a Roth account may be a more appropriate long-term option.
Under the once-in-always-in exclusion condition, for a 403(b) plan that excludes part-time employees from making elective deferrals, once an employee is eligible to make elective deferrals, the employee may not be excluded from making elective deferrals in any later exclusion year on the basis that the employee is a part-time employee.
In such plans, they have more than twice the average retirement balance of other workers.
Consultants with Findley discussed a game plan for having data, financials and a communications strategy ready before embarking on a DB plan termination.
The PBGC insures DB plans covered under title IV of ERISA, and if a question arises about whether a plan is covered under title IV, the PBGC may make a coverage determination.
The tool groups consumers into microsegments based on characteristics and behaviors, allowing employers to then create targeted communications for HSAs.
When the agency ended its determination letter program, it said it would publish a list of required amendments for individually designed retirement plans to maintain their qualified plan status after October 1 of each year.
The SEC says these changes are needed to reduce obstacles to providing research on investment funds, and to harmonize the treatment of such research with research on other public companies.