A new study discusses inconsistencies entailed in providing services to governmental retirement plans as well as the antidote to that and to lackluster participation and deferral rates.
It’s conventional wisdom that DC plans are supplanting DB plans, but a presentation at a recent policy forum demonstrated that not everyone is content to simply accept that is just how it is and all there is.
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation on Dec. 2 posted a table showing the applicable present values for 2017 plan years.
Automatic enrollment can be an effective, low-impact way to increase participation in retirement plans and boosting retirement readiness, but there is a body of research that suggests automatic enrollment may not be a panacea.
Target-date funds (TDFs) continue to expand in usage and popularity — but there are some things the Department of Labor (DOL) wants you to know about TDFs that you may have overlooked.
As expected, President-Elect Trump’s pick for Treasury Secretary has thrown down the gauntlet on tax reform — and that’s not likely to be good news for retirement plans.
The American Retirement Association Government Affairs Committee on Dec. 2 made recommendations to the IRS on the documentation needed to substantiate a hardship distribution or participant loan.
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