PLANADVISER Weekend Newsdash
Week ending March 20th, 2020

Among the many lessons to be drawn from the past few weeks is the fact that long-term financial ambitions can very quickly come apart in the absence of short-term economic stability. With that simple but important fact in mind, we have collected below a series of articles on the topic of emergency savings, market volatility and financial wellness. We hope some of what you read may be helpful in this challenging time. Stay well!

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Ongoing Volatility Projected by J.P. Morgan’s Guide to Retirement
Retirement investors have little choice but to stay the course; even backing away from the markets for a short period can prove detrimental to long-term returns. Read more >
Finding Real Financial Wellness in the Workplace
Financial wellness programs are most effective when the different points of focus are carefully coordinated—and when employees see that their employers genuinely care about their financial wellbeing. Read more >
Financial Wellness Programs Present an Opportunity for Recordkeepers
Most retirement plan participants rely on their workplace for financial advice. Read more >
Debt Needs to Be Addressed in Financial Wellness Programs
Health, money, work and life all play a critical role in an employee’s total well-being, according to a study from Fidelity Investments, based on responses from more than 9,000 workers and conducted in collaboration with researchers from the Stanford Center on Longevity and Cornell University. Read more >
Debt Causing Financial Vulnerability for Pre-Retirees
Researchers suggest debt management should be a factor in retirement security policy. Read more >
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Practice Management: Areas of Success

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HUB Names New Leader for Retirement and Private Wealth

PLANADVISER has learned that HUB International has named Joe DeNoyior as the new leader for Retirement and Private Wealth.

Democrats Have Won the Power to Fix Union Pensions
A bipartisan compromise solution to end the multiemployer pension crisis is urgently required, sources agree, and one could finally be forthcoming in the U.S. Congress.
Retirement Plan Trustee Faces Cybersecurity-Related Lawsuit

The lawsuit says the trustee failed to prevent a fraudulent distribution from a participant's account and is failing to take responsibility.

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