Business Systems

Business Systems

Business Systems

By John Iekel3/17/2017 • 0 Comments

Public-sector pension plans in the United States face many challenges. But a recent paper suggests that how accounting rules are applied is relevant to how their condition is approached. READ MORE

By Shannon Edwards3/6/2017 • 0 Comments

June 5-8, 2017, the ASPPA Women Business Leaders Forum will be held in Denver, CO, a gathering of some of the best, brightest and most innovative women business owners and managers in the compliance consulting and retirement plan service industry. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams 1/27/2017 • 0 Comments

Every plan, and investment committee is unique — and yet, there are areas of commonality; here are some questions that could enhance your next investment committee meeting. READ MORE

By Amanda Iverson1/26/2017 • 0 Comments

Two speakers at the upcoming Business Managers and Owners Council conference bring expertise and experience on succession planning; here is a recent conversation with one of them. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff1/20/2017 • 0 Comments

The most common DC match turns out to not be the one that participants were more likely to get, according to a new report. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams 1/4/2017 • 0 Comments

The defendants in Tibble v. Edison International did a lot of things right that many plans don’t; here are five. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff12/20/2016 • 0 Comments

Defined contribution plans may be more prolific than other retirement plans, but they are nowhere near universal — at least according to a recent report by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams12/16/2016 • 0 Comments

In the spirit of the holiday season, here are some “presents” that participants hopefully will find in their retirement plan “stockings” during the coming year: READ MORE

By Nevin Adams 12/15/2016 • 0 Comments

A federal judge granted class action status in two very different lawsuits Dec. 14, though both involved challenges to actions regarding 401(k) plan investments. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff12/8/2016 • 0 Comments

Are workers who have a financial plan more likely to save, or are workers who save more likely to have a financial plan? READ MORE

By John Iekel12/5/2016 • 0 Comments

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. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff11/30/2016 • 0 Comments

Single premium pension buy-out sales hit almost $6 billion in the third quarter of 2016, according to a recent report by the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff11/14/2016 • 0 Comments

The ERISA Advisory Council on Nov. 10 issued recommendations on actions the Department of Labor (DOL) can take regarding cybersecurity and making workplace retirement accounts more secure. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff11/11/2016 • 0 Comments

Caveat Emptor applies to all manner of purchases, and is part of the spirit behind a piece that appeared in a recent legal newsletter that suggests questions and offers tips on what plans could consider asking service providers. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff11/7/2016 • 0 Comments

Citing a desire to support “flexibility and choice” for investors working with their financial advisors, Cetera Financial says it will continue to support the use of commissions after the Labor Department’s fiduciary rule takes effect. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams 10/28/2016 • 0 Comments

Halloween is the time of year when one’s thoughts turn to trick-or-treat, ghosts and goblins, and things that go bump in the night. But what are the things plan sponsors are scared about? READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff10/27/2016 • 0 Comments

As implementation of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) fiduciary rule nears, two broker-dealers have decided to continue to charge commissions for their retirement account services. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff10/26/2016 • 0 Comments

Cyber security is a growing concern. Is it part of your annual vendor review process? READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff10/26/2016 • 0 Comments

The IRS and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) have announced that they are granting relief to victims of Hurricane Matthew in hard-hit parts of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. READ MORE

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