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Pension Plan Glide Paths Need to Evolve

As funding status improves, it is important for most employers to take pension investment risk off the table and move to liability-driven strategies.

ERISA Litigators Reflect on Lessons Learned in 2018

Lessons learned from district and appellate court decisions filed this year can help plan sponsor clients better protect their plans and fiduciary staff; 2018 also brought new trends in regulatory audits and investigations of advisers.

Even More Retirement Industry Evolution Expected in 2019

While previous years saw an increased focus on financial wellness educational content—delivered in fliers, websites and mobile applications—providers in 2019 will favor action-based strategies and solutions.

Who Is Responsible for Retirement Security?

National Retirement Security Week, from October 21 through 27, highlights the complementary roles of governments, employers and individuals in creating better retirement security for everyone in the U.S.

ERISA 404(c) Compliance Well Worth the Effort

Frederick Reish, partner in the Drinker Biddle & Reath Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Group and Chair of the Financial Services ERISA Team, suggests a good way to think about ERISA Section 404(c) is as “a relatively inexpensive insurance policy.”

Helping Participants Brace for Market Volatility

The only person who gets hurt on a rollercoaster is the one who jumps out; advisers should stress that volatility is the price individuals pay for long-term performance.