Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
November 11th, 2019
Ways to Combat Leakage
The Savings Preservation Working Group says that at least 33% and as many as 47% of plan participants withdraw part or all of their retirement savings when switching jobs. Read more >
The Pros and Cons of Rolling Money Over to an IRA
Experts see more value for participants to move their money from one 401(k) to another 401(k) than from a 401(k) to an individual retirement account. Read more >
Retirement Industry People Moves
MassMutual hires managing directors for DC retirement plans; Cohen & Steers appoints Sony Music VP to board of directors; FTJ Retirement Advisors partners with retirement planning marketplace company; and more. Read more >
Class Certification
Sometimes a plaintiff can file breach of duty claims directly. Read more >
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Three New ERISA Lawsuits Bash Actively Managed TDFs
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$300 Million Plan Faces ERISA Fiduciary Breach Lawsuit
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Attorneys Offer Closer Reading of DOL’s Open MEP RFI
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Another Lawsuit Challenges Use of Untested CITs in 401(k) Plan
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DOL Aims to Quickly Simplify Conflict of Interest Framework
Sponsored message from ICMA-RC
Keeping Stable Valule Options Stable
15% of participants select a stable value option for their DC plan account if one is made available to them—about twice as many as those participants selecting money market funds—making stable value a significant part of a plan lineup. Read more >
An IPS ‘Sets’ The Standard
Once adopted, the document must be followed. Read more >
SEC Issues Proxy Guidance
Noted are proxy voting duties and rules for advisers. Read more >
Market Mirror
Friday, the Dow was up 6.44 points (0.2%) at 27,681.24, the NASDAQ climbed 40.80 points (0.48%) to 8,475.31, and the S&P 500 increased 7.90 points (0.26%) to 3,093.08. The Russell 2000 gained 4.87 points (0.31%) to finish at 1,598.86, and the Wilshire 5000 closed 87.83 points (0.28%) higher at 31,505.09.   The price of the 10-year Treasury note was down 2/32, increasing its yield to 1.942%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond decreased 15/32, bringing its yield up to 2.425%.   WEEK’S WORTH: For the week ending November 8, the Dow climbed 1.22%, the NASDAQ gained 1.06%, and the S&P 500 finished 0.85% higher. The Russell 2000 was up 0.60%, and the Wilshire 5000 increased 0.76%.  
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