Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
May 13th, 2016
'Fiduciary' vs. 'Suitability'
David Kaleda, principal in the fiduciary responsibility practice group at the Groom Law Group in Washington, explains the key similarities and differences between “fiduciary” and “suitability” standards in investment and employee benefits law.  Read more >
Penalties for Failure to Provide Notices for DB Plans Increasing
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation is amending its regulations to adjust the penalties provided for in sections 4071 and 4302 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. Read more >
SPARK Plans Data Security Certification for Recordkeepers
“I think having the certification will be a requirement in RFP searches. It will streamline our RFP process,” predicts Mike Volo, senior partner at Cammack Retirement Group. Read more >
Top 100 Retirement Plan Advisers Featured Profile
Mariner Retirement Advisors, recognized in the small team category, works to empower plan sponsors with retirement solutions that lead employees down a path toward financial freedom, ultimately benefitting both the employer and the employee.  Read more >
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Student Loan Debt Affecting Americans' Finances and Living Situations
Half of Americans with student loan debt say they have delayed contributing to a retirement account. Read more >
Investment Product and Service Launches
Guardian moves to expand investment flexibility with new options; Northern Trust enhances solution for fair value leveling through collaboration with Interactive Data; Nuveen Asset Management introduces pension liability matching indexes with Wilshire. Read more >
2016 PLANADVISER Adviser Value Survey
From a 10,000-foot view, sponsors working with an adviser are quite satisfied with the services being provided. Read more >

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