Tag: Plan design

Plan Sponsors Make More Changes

A survey by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) found defined contribution sponsors are making plan changes in the face of the economic downturn.

IMHO: Survival Instincts

Several years ago, I bought my Dad—one of the world’s most proficient worriers—a copy of the “Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook.″

IMHO: A Good Deal?

A survey published this past week by Fidelity noted that workers cited health insurance, retirement savings plan matching contributions, and dental insurance as the three most important benefits, with health insurance ranking as No. 1.

IMHO: “Passing″ on the Ammunition

A couple of months ago, I started getting e-mails from readers curious about the announcements of plans reducing and/or suspending their matching contributions.

Economy Slows Auto Enrollment Trend

Many companies are looking for ways to lower the costs of their retirement benefits while still encouraging their workers to invest wisely for retirement, according to a survey by Hewitt Associates.