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October 4th, 2017
Fidelity Dismissed from Verizon Plan Investments Suit
Although the court dismissed claims regarding risky investments in TDFs and participant fee disclosure failures, Verizon still faces a charge regarding an underperforming investment. Read more >
Will TDF Series Based on ETFs Become the Norm?
More investment providers are now using ETFs within glide-path-based portfolios, but the business development leader at Stadion says his firm has long embraced the approach, as exemplified by the new TargetFit product launch. Read more >
Retirement and Financial Planning Needs Cross Cultures
More than seven in 10 middle-income Hispanic Americans feel they are behind on preparing for retirement as opposed to 63% of the general population, according to a recent study commissioned by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company. However, the survey also found that 63% of Latinos wish their employers would provide a greater degree of education on saving for retirement. Read more >
PBGC Issues Technical Update on Reportable Events
The PBGC is providing an alternative method for determining whether reporting an attrition event to the PBGC is required under § 4043.23(a)(2) to avoid possible duplicative reporting. Read more >
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Pass-Through Tax Reform Impact on Small Businesses May Be Mitigated via Roth
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Settlement Ends Fujitsu Lawsuit Filed Over Plan Fees, Custom TDFs
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Reconsidering the Status Quo
It takes more than automatic enrollment to valuably increase participation and engagement. Read more >
RiXtrema Launches Fiduciary Checklist
The checklist covers various fiduciary responsibilities including those not associated with supposed delays or changes to the fiduciary rule, RiXtrema says. Read more >
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