A new survey found that more than half (51.2%) of 403(b) sponsors provide target-date funds in their plans.
Tag: 403(b) Services
The SPARK Institute has released new best practices for 403(b) plans to share remittance and census data.
Diversified Investment Advisors, Inc. said it has notified the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) of its intent to sponsor one or more 403(b) prototype plans.
Great-West Retirement Services announced today that it has notified the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) of its intent to sponsor a 403(b) prototype plan under the IRS's proposed 403(b) prototype plan program.
The deadline for comments on the Internal Revenue Service’s proposal for a 403(b) plan document prototype program was June 1, and trade groups and industry providers had a number of concerns.
The SPARK Institute submitted a comment letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) commending it on the proposed 403(b) plans prototype program, and requesting changes that it says will expand availability of the program and help clarify certain issues.
VALIC, a 403(b) plan provider, said it intends to participate in the IRS 403(b) prototype program.
ING U.S. Retirement Services (ING) notified the IRS of its intention to file an opinion letter application as a Section 403(b) prototype plan sponsor.
Symetra Financial unveiled its Savings for Schools program designed to advance retirement preparedness among K-12 school teachers and educators.
Automatic enrollment has helped some 403(b) plans see participation boosts, but many plans still need to overcome the challenge of getting employees to save.
They say that practice makes perfect--and for non-profit employers that sponsor 403(b) retirement plans, Principal Financial Group is offering to give them a chance to "practice."
The SPARK Institute has announced additions to its Q&A Web site regarding its 403(b) Plans Information Sharing Data Elements Best Practices.
The 403(b) Company offers a 403(b) Administrator service that can help sponsors get through Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department of Labor (DoL) plan audits.
ING has introduced the ING Educator's Direct 403(b) Program, a variable annuity issued by ING Life Insurance and Annuity Company, to education professionals in Delaware.
Millennium Trust Company, LLC, announced its appointment as successor custodian for Neuberger Berman 403(b) custodial accounts.
As 403(b) plan sponsors and advisers have prepared for new Internal Revenue Services regulations in effect as of January 1, no doubt communications with participants about the new environment have begun, but have you told them everything?
Three-quarters (77%) of 403(b) plan sponsors say it is very or somewhat important to get outside advice about what actions they must take to comply with new Pension Protection Act (PPA) and 403(b) regulations.