Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
January 28th, 2016
Portability a Key Component of President's Retirement Initiatives
One of the primary initiatives announced this week by the White House and the Department of Labor is that the administration will be looking to work with Congress on broadening multiple employer plans.  Read more >
Defaulted Retirement Plan Investors Still Need Coaching
Target-date funds and other QDIAs are often thought of as set-it and forget-it investments, but new data from J.P. Morgan Asset Management highlights the need for ongoing guidance and education among DC plan participants. Read more >
Betterment for Business Goes Live
Betterment for Business already confirmed it would be launching an integrated 401(k) advice and recordkeeping platform back in 2015, but now the service is officially available to employers. Read more >
PIMCO Offers Suggestions for DC Plan Investing
“We recommend that plan sponsors consider these investment ‘ideas’ in the context of their overall plan objectives and constrains and under the advice of their investment consultant or adviser,” Richard Fulford tells PLANADVISER. Read more >
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Tax Bill Passed By Senate Backs Off 457(b), 403(b) Plan Changes
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Pass-Through Tax Reform Impact on Small Businesses May Be Mitigated via Roth
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Education on Lifetime Income Needed in Not-for-Profit Sector
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Settlement Ends Fujitsu Lawsuit Filed Over Plan Fees, Custom TDFs
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Congressional Democrats Continue Push on Butch Lewis Act
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Securian Automates 401(k) Changes
The company will generate a change file and send it to payroll providers without the plan sponsor having to get involved. Read more >
DIVERSIONS: Policy Makes Perfect, and Weather Helps Too
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