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

By Nevin Adams 8/31/2018 • 0 Comments

President Trump has given the anticipated boost to multiple employer plans (MEPs), while also offering the prospects for some distribution relief for participants – and even some help on electronic disclosures. READ MORE

By John Iekel 8/31/2018 • 0 Comments

ASPPA Connect will not appear on Labor Day; to note the event, following are some facts concerning its establishment. ASPPA Connect will resume publication on Wednesday, Sept. 5. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout8/30/2018 • 0 Comments

Americans continued to save for retirement through their DC plans, with most maintaining their assets allocations even as stock values edged down during the early part of the year. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff8/30/2018 • 0 Comments

Single premium pension buy-outs remained strong in the second quarter, says a recent report, marking more than four years in which sales exceeded $1 billion in each quarter. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff8/30/2018 • 0 Comments

The retirement industry is all abuzz about President Trump’s appearance in Charlotte Aug. 31 – and about what might be the subject of that executive order “strengthening retirement security in America.” READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff8/29/2018 • 0 Comments

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on retirement security at a public appearance in Charlotte, NC on Friday, Aug. 31. READ MORE

By John Iekel 8/28/2018 • 0 Comments

A recent blog post makes suggestions regarding how to monitor and exercise active involvement in how plan funds are managed, even if functions investment committees commonly perform have been delegated or outsourced. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff8/28/2018 • 0 Comments

Summer can be a great time to catch up on continuing education credits — and ASPPA has plenty of easy-to-access alternatives and great information on compelling topics. READ MORE

By John Iekel 8/28/2018 • 0 Comments

Hybrid plans have proliferated and employer contributions to them have increased, says a recent report. READ MORE

By John Iekel 8/27/2018 • 0 Comments

The IRS has extended temporary nondiscrimination relief for closed DB plans, making it available for plan years beginning before 2020 as long as the conditions Notice 2014-5 sets are met. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams 8/27/2018 • 0 Comments

Most people view automatic enrollment in a 401(k) as a good thing – but apparently it has a heretofore unappreciated “dark” side. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff8/27/2018 • 0 Comments

A new study concludes that uncertainty about one specific aspect of retirement means that some investors may need to double their current savings to hit their retirement targets. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout8/27/2018 • 0 Comments

Witnesses at a U.S. Senate hearing addressed industry efforts to improve financial literacy and offered a number of policy solutions to alleviate financial stress and improve retirement security. READ MORE

By John Iekel 8/24/2018 • 0 Comments

Automatic enrollment has long been touted as an effective means to increase participation in retirement plans; a recent study has found strong retention among employees added to plan rolls automatically. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout8/24/2018 • 0 Comments

When ranking their interest in retirement education, employee plan participants are most interested in financial wellness and better understanding retirement planning resources available to them, new survey results reveal. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams8/22/2018 • 0 Comments

Initially dismissed without prejudice, a suit that challenged a stable value provider of taking “hundreds of millions of dollars annually in undisclosed compensation” from retirement plans and participants has come up short. READ MORE

By John Iekel 8/21/2018 • 0 Comments

The IRS has said that a 401(k) plan can be amended to include a student loan benefit program. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams 8/21/2018 • 0 Comments

Scottrade’s attempt to make a federal case of an administrative proceeding filed by Massachusetts alleging violations of internal policies adopted in anticipation of the DOL’s fiduciary rule has been rebuffed by a federal judge. READ MORE

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