Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
February 10th, 2016
President Obama’s Budget Docs Reveal Serious MEP Focus
The newly emerged text of President Obama’s 2017 budget proposal includes hundreds of millions of dollars in proposed funding over the next decade to encourage wider use of multiple employer plans and related approaches to workplace retirement savings. Read more >
Not All the President's Initiatives Get Industry Group Support
While initiatives to expand retirement access get support, the DOL’s conflict of interest rule and the encouragement of state-run retirement plans do not. Read more >
When Advice Is Missed, Clients Act Out of Fear
Turbulent markets continue to rattle investors, prompting financial advisers to rank managing market volatility as their top concern for Q1 2016, according to a new survey published by Eaton Vance. Survey results suggest a little well-timed advice can go a long way.  Read more >
How to Reassure Participants When Interest Rates Rise
“A lot of folks concerned about rates should take comfort in the fact that TDFs are built to be enduring solutions, to withstand different market conditions because of the diversification built into the portfolio,” one investing expert tells PLANADVISER.   Read more >
Tax Bill Passed By Senate Backs Off 457(b), 403(b) Plan Changes
Excessive Fee Suit Filed Against Multiemployer Plan
Spouses Play Increasingly Influential Role Alongside Advisers
CenturyLink Sued by Plan Participants Over Large Cap Stock Fund Construction
DOL Rule Provides Tailwind for Adoption of Outsourced Fiduciary Services
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Gaining Perspective
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