PLANSPONSOR Weekend Newsdash
Week ending June 9th, 2017
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Client Service
PSNC 2017: The Top Trends Impacting DC Plans and Participants
Is the concept of a retirement income solution too small? Industry experts share thoughts on this and other evolving trends in retirement plan saving strategies.   Read more >
Client Service
PSNC 2017: Plan Sponsors Face an Exciting and Challenging Future
Today, still only 23% of retired people draw a major portion of their income from DC plans; this figure will increase dramatically in the next 10 years as the other sources of income fade. Read more >
Client Service
PSNC 2017: Re-enrollment Helps Maximize Plan Performance
The concept of re-enrollment should be an exciting one from the perspective of plan sponsors—a strategy that adds another layer of control and sophistication to a defined contribution retirement plan. Read more >
Compliance
PSNC 2017: ERISA Experts Project the Fiduciary Future
Expert speakers at PSNC 2017 freely admitted this is a vexing and even a bit frustrating time from the perspective of trying to get in front of potential major regulatory and legislative change. Read more >
Client Service
PSNC 2017: The Effect of Choice on Regret Aversion and Trust in Sponsors’ DC Plans
Enhanced active choice has been shown to improve participant outcomes. Read more >
MOST POPULAR STORIES
Tax Bill Passed By Senate Backs Off 457(b), 403(b) Plan Changes

It appears some last-minute amendments have largely removed controversial provisions from the Senate’s version of tax reform legislation that would have had a big impact on governmental 457 and nonprofit 403(b) plan sponsors.

Education on Lifetime Income Needed in Not-for-Profit Sector
In-plan lifetime income options can secure certain benefits participants may not find in retail solutions, suggests a new study by TIAA.
Pass-Through Tax Reform Impact on Small Businesses May Be Mitigated via Roth

The American Retirement Association says that tax reform could be a disincentive for small businesses to offer retirement plans; however, as one reader shares, there are counter considerations having to do with Roth 401(k) options that could mitigate some of the concern.

Congressional Democrats Continue Push on Butch Lewis Act

The legislation would take steps to provide additional anti-cutback protections for Teamsters, miners, and other unionized American workers who have paid significant sums into multiemployer pension funds.

Settlement Ends Fujitsu Lawsuit Filed Over Plan Fees, Custom TDFs

In their lawsuit, the plaintiffs called the Fujitsu plan one of the most expensive in the country and specifically called out the design and implementation of the plan’s custom target-date funds.

Editorial: Alison Cooke Mintzer alison.mintzer@strategic-i.com

Advertising: Paul Zampitella paul.zampitella@strategic-i.com

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