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March 27th, 2017
Bill Would Reduce Retirement Plan Costs for Small Employers
A bill introduced to lawmakers directs the DOL and the Treasury Department to allow employers and sole-proprietors participating in retirement plans administered in the same way to file a single aggregated Form 5500. Read more >
Administrative Proceedings for ERISA Legality Claims Would Be Futile
The 6th Circuit said if 403(b) participants had tried to use the plan’s administrative remedies for claims a plan amendment violated ERISA, it would have be futile. Read more >
IRI Releases 2017 Policy Blueprint
The Insured Retirement Institute will spend the year pushing Congress and the Administration to advocate for legislation that would expand Americans’ access to advice and simpler annuities. Read more >
Retirement Industry People Moves
Transamerica Expands Retirement Plan Consultant Business; The Standard Appoints Director of Strategic Relations; OppenheimerFunds Expands Beta Solutions Team Read more >
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Tax Bill Passed By Senate Backs Off 457(b), 403(b) Plan Changes
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Education on Lifetime Income Needed in Not-for-Profit Sector
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Pass-Through Tax Reform Impact on Small Businesses May Be Mitigated via Roth
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Congressional Democrats Continue Push on Butch Lewis Act
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Average Worker Will Pay More Than $150K in 401(k) Fees
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Choice of Social Security Calculator Matters
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Investing in Harmony
DOL guidance and Millennial interest spur plans to consider ESG. Read more >

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