Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
June 15th, 2017
Hospital Church Plan Challenges Still Face Long Road
Following oral arguments in March in three cases challenging health care organizations’ church plan status, the U.S. Supreme Court found plans maintained by principal-purpose organizations qualify as “church plans.” However, it did not rule that the hospitals in these cases were principal-purpose organizations. Read more >
Gender-Based Pay Gap Has Big Advice Implications
Prudential data shows fully 25% of women indicate that they don’t think they’ll ever be able to retire, compared to 14% of men. Read more >
Comprehensive Coverage of PSNC 2017
Here we present end-to-end coverage of the 2017 PLANSPONSOR National Conference, held last week in Washington, D.C. The three-day event featured speakers from the DOL, top ERISA law firms and plan providers, as well as high-performing plan sponsors from across the U.S. Read the highlights here.  Read more >
Window Guard
According to the 2016 PLANSPONSOR Defined Contribution Survey: Plan Benchmarking, only 18.7% of plans of all sizes have a brokerage window. However, while just 7.7% of plans with less than $1 million make them available, nearly half, 49.6%, of plans with more than $1 billion do so—despite some concerns that participants may imprudently invest their money. Read more >
MOST READ ARTICLES
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Tax Bill Passed By Senate Backs Off 457(b), 403(b) Plan Changes
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Excessive Fee Suit Filed Against Multiemployer Plan
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Spouses Play Increasingly Influential Role Alongside Advisers
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CenturyLink Sued by Plan Participants Over Large Cap Stock Fund Construction
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Retirement Industry People Moves
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Advisers Shine Beyond the DC Plan
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