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August 28th, 2019
Another Provider’s TDFs Called Out in ERISA Lawsuit
The lawsuit accuses the retirement plan committee of CHS/Community Health Systems, Inc. Retirement Savings Plan and Principal defendants of imprudent management of the plan and its investments. Read more >
Appellate Court Finds Summary Judgment Was Hasty in Church Plan Challenge
A district court granted summary judgment to OSF Healthcare System, but the 7th Circuit found there are genuine issues of material law that warrant more discovery in the case. Read more >
Plan Sponsors Calling on Advisers to Improve Participant Outcomes
“They are hiring advisers to understand how well their plan is functioning and how to improve it,” Jordan Burgess, with Fidelity Institutional Asset Management, tells PLANADVISER. Read more >
Interest Rate Risk a Growing Concern for Boomers
This should be a focus when looking at target-date funds (TDFs) often used as the default investment in employer-sponsored defined contribution (DC) plans. Read more >
2020 Contribution and Benefit Limits Announced
IRS Proposes Changes to Tables Used in RMD Calculations
Corporate America Pushes for SECURE Act Passage
Prudential Latest Recordkeeper to Face Self-Dealing ERISA Lawsuit
RedBlack Launches Salesforce Integration
Social Security Maximization
One’s claiming age is key to stretching benefits Read more >
Equity Factor Investing
‘Factors’ help sponsors share their plan’s liability profile Read more >
Market Mirror
Tuesday, the Dow lost 120.93 points (0.47%) to finish at 25,777.90, the NASDAQ closed 26.79 points (0.34%) lower at 7,826.95, and the S&P 500 was down 9.22 points (0.32%) at 2,869.16. The Russell 2000 decreased 19.96 points (1.35%) to 1,456.04, and the Wilshire 5000 fell 135.33 points (0.46%) to 29,326.11.   The price of the 10-year Treasury note increased 27/32, bringing its yield down to 1.477%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond climbed 1 32/32, decreasing its yield to 1.952%.

Editorial: Alison Cooke Mintzer


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