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August 15th, 2016
How to Understand and Prevent DC Plan Lawsuits
Much more attention is being paid to retirement plan fees and conflicts of interest following steps by regulators to boost transparency—think 404(a)5 and 408(b)2—coupled with stubborn anti-financial industry sentiment hanging over from the credit crisis of 2008. Read more >
Windsor Ruling Continues to Shape Benefits Decisions
For a significant number of benefit plan sponsors and participants, the Supreme Court’s 2013 Windsor decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act is still having an impact. Read more >
DC Participant Withdrawal Activity Down in Q1 2016
In the first quarter, 1.1% of DC plan participants took withdrawals from their DC plan accounts, down from 1.3% in Q1 2015, and 0.4% took hardship withdrawals, the same percentage as in the first quarter last year. Read more >
EverythingBenefits Launches 401(k) Integration Solution
EverythingBenefits has released a new platform that automates key aspects of 401(k) administration, including payroll-data management. Read more >
Aon and ABC: It’s Time to Improve Retirement Outcomes, Now
Crafting Annuity Confidence and Clarity Is Hard Work
Retirement Industry People Moves
Business Owners Dream (Wrongly) of an Easy Retirement Transition
Pension Plan Suit Against Archdiocese Will Move Forward
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Research Offer Framework for Retirement Income Solutions in DC Plans
Researchers suggests several strategies for helping DC plan participants generate retirement income and discuss what plan advisers and sponsors should consider to select the right one. Read more >
The Source of Financial Confidence
The top factor that drives confidence is whether or not someone has access to a retirement plan, either through an employer or by using an individual retirement account. Next, people who spoke to an adviser are more confident than those who did not. Read more >
Retirement Industry People Moves
Voya hires retirement strategist; Multnomah Group hires new consultant; TIAA moving forward with EverBank acquisition; and more. Read more >

Editorial: Alison Cooke Mintzer


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