Here you’ll find all news stories and all posts on ASPPA Net, with the newest items at the top.

By John Iekel 5/9/2018 • 0 Comments

Financial wellness benefits are becoming more widespread; a session at the recent PSCA Annual Conference addressed how they also can be good for an employer’s financial wellness. READ MORE

By John Iekel 5/8/2018 • 0 Comments

The deadline by which employers in Oregon with 50-99 employees are to register with OregonSaves is fast approaching. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout5/8/2018 • 0 Comments

As anticipated, the DOL has extended until further notice its temporary enforcement policy relating to its rule defining who is a fiduciary and the associated prohibited transaction exemptions. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff5/8/2018 • 0 Comments

One of the most vocal critics of the Labor Department’s fiduciary rule is leaving the Securities and Exchange Commission — with a mammoth advice proposal out for public comment. READ MORE

By John Iekel5/7/2018 • 0 Comments

In a May 1 session at the Plan Sponsor Council of America’s annual conference, American Enterprise Institute Resident Scholar Andrew Biggs offered a perspective on U.S. retirement readiness. READ MORE

By John Iekel 5/7/2018 • 0 Comments

An expert panel at a session of the PSCA Annual Conference discussed ways retirement plans and those who serve them can address challenges to retirement security. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams5/4/2018 • 0 Comments

Americans continue to feel better about their retirement prospects, especially if they are healthy, have a defined contribution plan — or are already retired! READ MORE

By Shannon Edwards5/4/2018 • 0 Comments

The best our industry has to offer in the compliance consulting and administration arena (ASPPA) are joining forces with investment advisers dedicated to the retirement plan industry (NAPA) June 10-12 at the all-new ARA Women in Retirement Conference in Burlington, VT. READ MORE

By John Iekel 5/4/2018 • 0 Comments

Communicating with participants is bread and butter stuff – a reminder that in the end, benefits administration is about real people. Benefits administrators from two employers in a May 1 session of the Plan Sponsor Council of America’s annual conference shared their experiences and approaches in communicating with participants. READ MORE

By John Iekel5/4/2018 • 0 Comments

Rules for fiduciaries – and what the term itself even means – figured prominently in a May 2 session of the Plan Sponsor Council of America Annual Conference in Scottsdale, AZ. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams5/3/2018 • 0 Comments

With Twitter-length brevity, the 5th Circuit has dispensed with attempts by AARP and three states to step into the fight over the future of the DOL’s fiduciary rule. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout5/2/2018 • 0 Comments

Future retirees expect to receive significantly more in benefits than what they actually will receive, setting themselves up for potential financial difficulties in retirement, new survey results show. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff5/2/2018 • 0 Comments

The National Tax-Deferred Savings Association (NTSA) and the American Retirement Association are pleased to announce the publication of Best Practices for 403(b) and 457(b) Plans. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout5/2/2018 • 0 Comments

How do you increase retirement security for 80 million 401(k) account owners? READ MORE

By John Iekel5/2/2018 • 0 Comments

A panel of experts at the Plan Sponsor Council of America’s (PSCA) annual conference in Scottsdale, AZ, on May 1 offered their take on some of the critical issues and uncertainties facing retirement plans, plan sponsors and the professionals who serve them, as well as the influence of the federal government. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams5/2/2018 • 0 Comments

The 28th annual Retirement Confidence Survey by EBRI and Greenwald Associates found that Americans are feeling a bit better about their retirement prospects, and that certain factors are tied to higher confidence. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff5/2/2018 • 0 Comments

ASPPA is always providing information and insights that will be valuable to its members! Following is a summary of upcoming webcasts and events. READ MORE

By John Iekel 4/30/2018 • 0 Comments

Private-sector defined benefit plans made “significant” funding improvements in 2017, say recent studies, and the good news doesn’t stop there. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout4/29/2018 • 0 Comments

Leading ERISA legal minds believe the SEC’s proposals to establish new standards of conduct for broker-dealers and investment advisers still need a lot of work. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams4/29/2018 • 0 Comments

Sometimes the hype surrounding a new blockbuster is so compelling that it builds up expectations beyond the reality; doubtless that was the sense of many in reading the Best Interest Regulation proposal published by the SEC. READ MORE

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