Tag: open MEPs

Tax Reform 2.0, RESA and Senator Hatch’s Retirement

Senator Orrin Hatch, an influential and outspoken Congressional voice on retirement policy, is set to retire in January 2019; with the mid-term election looming, passage of the senator’s “Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act” is a tall order.

Securian Launches Open MEP

Securian Financial provides recordkeeping services and an investment platform for the solution designed for small and mid-sized employers, along with easy access to account tools and resources through a secure website, and it has teamed up with two other industry professionals to provide fiduciary services.

Private Wisconsin Colleges Form 403(b) MEP, Reflecting Wider Trend

The news comes as a large number of ERISA lawsuits are playing out in the district and appellate courts across the U.S., testing whether 403(b) plan sponsors of major universities have sufficiently exercised their bargaining power or allowed inefficient recordkeeping arrangements to persist over long periods of time.