Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
November 1st, 2016
Strategic Insight Announces BrightScope Acquisition
Strategic Insight, the data and business intelligence provider for the global asset management community, announced it will acquire BrightScope, a firm known for its retirement plan data and technology innovation. Read more >
With FAQ Published, It’s Fiduciary Crunch Time
Even for firms that decide to maintain their old business models and rely instead on the Best Interest Contract exemption, technical compliance does not ensure client satisfaction. Read more >
Investors Prefer the Path of Least Resistance
“People are far more likely to take a path of less resistance by seeking out recommendations from trusted sources or choosing firms whose brand they have become comfortable with over time.” Read more >
Are 401(k) Plan Sponsors Still Focused on Helping Participants Retire?
While usage of automatic plan features is falling, there is more interest in offering managed accounts and investment advice, research finds. Read more >
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Lawsuit Filed in Colorado District Court Shows Great-West Targeted by Fraud
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DOL Rule Provides Tailwind for Adoption of Outsourced Fiduciary Services
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Digital Tools Help Address Current Issues For 401(k) Plans
Today’s 401(k) is mired in contradiction: critical to retirement, but alarmingly under-supported.  Read more >
Will Retirement Plan Assets Decrease?
While a report from the DOL shows increases in employers adopting both DB and DC plans and assets growing, it also indicates retirement plans are paying out more than they take in. Read more >
PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Sponsor of the Year Deadline Approaches
This is a friendly reminder that 2017 PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Sponsor of the Year nomination forms are still available. Don’t wait to nominate—time is running out!  Read more >
Event Information: Sustainable Investing For Your DC Plan
Are you aware that you can allow your participants to make a positive social and/or environmental impact through your DC plan? We refer to this approach as Sustainable Investing which can allow investors to make a positive impact without sacrificing competitive potential performance opportunity. Read more >

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

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