Data from 2012 Form 5500 filings of retirement plans provides evidence of the increasing coverage of employees by defined contribution (DC) rather than defined benefit (DB) plans.
Tag: Deferred compensation
Non-qualified executive retirement plan sponsors report that they would like to see participation levels in these plans increase.
A federal court has found a wealth accumulation plan (WAP) offered to executives of RBC Capital Markets Corporation is a “pension plan” under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
A new study of 401(k) plans shows that more than 50,000 of them failed nondiscrimination testing for the 2012 plan year.
When it comes to executive retirement arrangements, a recent study reveals a continued emphasis by U.S. companies on elective deferred compensation.
Employee benefits and insurance services provider National Financial Partners Corp., known as NFP, unveiled the EXEC360 platform to help advisers run non-qualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plans.
The portfolio consulting group of Envestnet Inc. launched a new multi-manager portfolio series called the Liquid Endowment Portfolios, designed to address rising correlations across asset classes.
Investment services firm Charles Schwab has rolled out Schwab OpenView Mobile, a customizable application that registered investment advisers (RIAs) can use to create a mobile presence for their firms.
The SPARK Institute Inc., a lobbying group for retirement plan service providers, is hoping to secure more flexibility from federal regulators regarding certain investment-related disclosure requirements.
Bank of America is moving its $19 billion defined contribution (DC) plan, currently with Fidelity, to the Merrill Lynch platform.
Stadion Money Management rebranded its series of target-date collective investment trusts (CITs).
The winners of our 2013 PLANSPONSOR Retirement Plan Adviser Year Award for individual adviser, team and multioffice team.
Marathon Retirement & Pension Consulting LLC (Marathon RPC) announced its entry into the small and mid-size retirement plan market.
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CAPTRUST Financial Advisors has issued a position paper about financing strategies for nonqualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plans.
Executives need options like nonqualified deferred compensation plans (NQDCPs) to help them achieve their savings goals.
Advanced use of automatic features in plan design can achieve improvement in plan success measures, a report asserts.
About 45% of all employees in the nonprofit sector are not confident with their ability to prepare financially for retirement, a survey shows.
Pentegra Retirement Services introduced a Web tool featuring Q&A’s with Pentegra specialists.
Corporate Compensation Plans Inc. (CCP) introduced an insurance product that would continue contributions to employees’ retirement plans if they become disabled.