Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
July 23rd, 2018
Addressing Plan Leakage with Sidecar Accounts
Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the Senate to address retirement plan leakage; among the opportunities being discussed by industry stakeholders is the use of “sidecar” emergency savings accounts Read more >
Regulations for Definitions of QMAC and QNEC Finalized
The IRS clarified that forfeitures would be permitted to be used to fund QMACs and QNECs. Read more >
Tips for Engaging Participants in Overall Wellness Programs
“We need to think about benefits in the way employees view them,” Benz Communications’s Engagement Strategist Megan Yost said during a webcast. Read more >
Retirement Industry People Moves
JHRPS Adds Divisional VPs; Stroock Brings Partners to New York and D.C. Offices; Northern Trust Grows Sales Team; and more. Read more >
Many Retirees Wish They Had Delayed Taking Social Security Benefits
Another Bill Proposed as Senate Committee Hearing Brings Calls for Retirement Action
Institutional Plans See Strong Q1 2019 Returns
RESA, RSSA, SECURE Act and More Pile Up in Congress
Excessive Fee Suit Filed Against Greystar Management
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A Holistic Approach to Target Date Design
TDFs are easy to use but hard to judge – here are the factors plan fiduciaries should know. Download the white paper. Read more >
Interest in Guaranteed Income
80% of DC participants want the security Read more >
Current Focus
How DCIO providers are positioning themselves to stand out Read more >
Market Mirror
Friday, the Dow was down 6.38 points (0.03%) at 25,058.12, the NASDAQ slipped 5.10 points (0.07%) to 7,820.20, and the S&P 500 decreased 2.66 points (0.09%) to 2,801.83. The Russell 2000 closed 4.50 points (0.26%) lower at 1,696.81, and the Wilshire 5000 lost 39.16 points (0.13%) to finish at 29,287.11.   The price of the 10-year Treasury note decreased 14/32, bringing its yield up to 2.893%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond fell 1 12/32, increasing its yield to 3.028%.   WEEK’S WORTH: For the week ending July 20, the Dow finished 0.15% higher, the NASDAQ lost 0.07%, and the S&P 500 was up 0.02%. The Russell 2000 gained 0.58%, and the Wilshire 5000 increased 0.09%.

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