PLANADVISER Weekend Newsdash
Week ending July 15th, 2016
NOTE FROM THE EDITOR
Happy Friday, readers! One of the most interesting aspects of editing the weekly roundup mailings is comparing the lists of most-click and most-emailed articles. Often the two mirror one another, but there is also some variability. For example, this week readers clicked more on stories having to do with shifting regulations and ERISA litigation, but stories about participant education trends seemed to get the most “shares.” Presented below are a few of our most-emailed articles from recent weeks that did not get a top-clicked ranking. 
Editor's choice
Employer Financial Education Results in Success
“Educating employees on how to take control of their money and increase their retirement savings not only puts employees in a better financial position, but it also helps them reduce money-related stress so they can be more effective at work,” says Chris Hogan, a spokesperson for Ramsey Solutions. Read more >
Number of Plan Audits Should Be a Wake Up Call for Clients
Nearly one-third of respondents to a Willis Towers Watson survey have had their retirement plans audited by the IRS or DOL, and the rate is even higher among large plans. Read more >
From the Magazine: Trendspotting
A look at the latest concerns and actions among employees, and what they mean for retirement specialist advisers. Read more >
Fellow of Society of Actuaries Suggests New Retirement Spending Rule
Evan Inglis says his new rule recognizes the lower level of returns we are likely to experience in coming years due to low interest rates and other factors such as demographic trends. Read more >
The New and Improved Target-Date Fund
Every product introduced goes through a time of development and improvement—consider the evolution of computers and cell phones. The same is true with target-date funds. Read more >
MOST POPULAR STORIES
John Hancock Reveals Stable Value Guaranteed Income Fund

The Stable Value Guaranteed Income Fund can be a valuable option for the conservative portion of anyone’s portfolio, says Patrick Murphy, CEO, John Hancock Retirement.

Senator Introduces Bill to Encourage Faster Student Debt Payoff

HELPER Act would allow Americans to annually take up to $5,250 from a 401(k), 403(b), 457 plan or IRA—tax and penalty free—to pay for college or pay back student loans.

Don’t Overlook Stable Value’s Role as Bull Market Ages

If the Fed continues to cut interest rates, sources say, stable value funds will likely prove to be superior in comparison with money market funds.

Retirement Industry People Moves

Cetera Financial Promotes Former President to CEO; Dimensional Fund Advisors Selects COO; Transamerica Makes Sales Consultant to Retirement VP; and more.

PIMCO Discovers Error in Fund Fee Waiver

PIMCO is now in the process of reimbursing investors affected by the miscalculation.

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

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