PLANADVISER Weekend Newsdash
Week ending May 1st, 2020

PLANADVISER publishes the bulk of our news content online, but we are also proud to continue presenting our bimonthly print edition. Complementing our online news, the print edition contains extensive analysis of the most important industry events and market trends. We also present our own proprietary research and columns from leading ERISA attorneys. Find some of our latest “print coverage” linked below.

Editor's choice
Publisher's Note: How Will We Move Forward?
The country will get through this, but things will not be the same on the other side. Read more >
Pooled Strength
PEPs should be a boon to small employers—how advisers, too, can gain from these plans. Read more >
Keeping Up With the Workplace
Black Americans need more representation in the financial advisory field. Read more >
Let Me Introduce Myself
Advisers talk about how they seek client referrals. Read more >
Invested in Technology
Technology resources for retirement plans and retirement plan advisers have increased dramatically over the last decade and a half. Whether all of the new entrants to the technology space have been improvements could be debated, depending on whom you ask. Read more >
The Risks of DC Investing
Some risks are ‘participant experienced’ and some ‘participant controlled.’ Read more >
New Obligation to the SEC
I’m an investment adviser registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). I provide investment advice to individuals about rollovers from 401(k) plans or transfers from existing IRAs (individual retirement accounts) to IRAs that I manage. Will I have to provide a client relationship summary (Form CRS)?  Read more >
On Small Plans and Large
Any size plan could be a target for fee litigation. Read more >
Small-Plan Governance
Advisers can help with the functions of a committee—even a three-member one. Read more >
MOST POPULAR STORIES
Warn Your Clients: Don’t Abuse Coronavirus Hardship Withdrawals
Though retirement plans can allow individuals to self-certify that they qualify for a penalty-free coronavirus-related distribution, should the IRS discover otherwise during a future audit, a participant can be subject to substantial penalties.
Nestle Sued Over Fees for Managed Accounts, Recordkeeping

The lawsuit contends that, in most cases, the managed account service added no material value to participants, creating asset allocations 'not materially different than' those of the age appropriate target-date options for participants.

Social Security Benefits, Taxable Wages Will Increase in 2021

Social Security recipients will see a 1.3% cost-of-living adjustment, and the maximum amount of earnings subject to the Social Security tax will increase by $5,100.

A New World and New Opportunities for Alpha
Pandemic-driven volatility has once again highlighted the relative virtues of active and passive management.
Reliance Trust Reaches Deal on 401(k) Excessive Fee, Self-Dealing Suit

Admitting no wrongdoing, Reliance Trust will pay $39.8 million to settle the case.

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