Technical Resources

Technical Resources covers the nuts and bolts of the retirement plan market, focusing on IRS and DOL regulations, ERISA litigation, fiduciary governance and more.

 

 


Technical Resources

Technical Resources

By Mike Bushnell2/25/2015 • 0 Comments

Even as the economy has bounced back from the dark days in the late 2000s, an overwhelming number of working-age Americans still have concerns about their finances.
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By John Iekel2/25/2015 • 0 Comments

ASPPA CEO and Executive Director Brian Graff has warned that the fiduciary rule reproposal could have serious and negative consequences.
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By Craig Hoffman2/25/2015 • 0 Comments

ASPPA’s Government Affairs Committee recently filed comments with the IRS regarding proposed changes to IRS Form 5500. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff2/23/2015 • 0 Comments

What kind of retirement plan is available to private and public employees and how many assets are available in each kind continues to vary, according to a recent report. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams2/23/2015 • 0 Comments

Today President Obama, as expected, will throw his support behind the Department of Labor’s controversial fiduciary rule reproposal — but the details of the proposal remain elusive. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams2/23/2015 • 0 Comments

The Department of Labor’s much-anticipated fiduciary reproposal has drawn intense criticism from SEC Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher.
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By Nevin Adams2/23/2015 • 0 Comments

Exceptions should not be the rule, at least not when it comes to the Department of Labor’s fiduciary regulation reproposal, according to a new white paper from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
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By ASPPA Net Staff2/20/2015 • 0 Comments

Proposed legislation in Connecticut and Rhode Island would give their respective residents breaks from state taxes imposed on their pensions.
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By ASPPA Net Staff2/20/2015 • 0 Comments

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation is seeking input on the implementation of the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act provisions concerning partition of multiemployer plans andrules for mergers of multiemployer plans. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff2/18/2015 • 0 Comments

A growing number of employers plan to act this year to curb the cost of future Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation premiums, according to Aon Hewitt. READ MORE

By Mike Bushnell2/17/2015 • 0 Comments

Buoyed by a rising stock market, most defined contribution plan participants stayed the course, according to a new survey published by the Investment Company Institute. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff2/17/2015 • 0 Comments

The ERISA public disclosure website — which houses filings by health and pension plans of private employers — is headed for the cloud. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff2/12/2015 • 0 Comments

Individual retirement accounts — and the rollovers that fuel them to such an extent — are increasingly important to U.S. retirement saving. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams2/10/2015 • 0 Comments

In a Feb. 5 letter from Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs Chairman Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.) to Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez, the committee requests that the DOL better explain its fiduciary regulation reproposal. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff2/10/2015 • 0 Comments

The world’s pension assets grew 6% last year, and now amount to around 84% of global Gross Domestic Product, substantially higher than the 54% recorded in 2008.
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By ASPPA Net Staff2/6/2015 • 0 Comments

The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration on Feb. 4 updated five frequently asked questions concerning electronically filing the Form 5500 via the EFAST2 system.
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By ASPPA Net Staff2/5/2015 • 0 Comments

The IRS cautions that entering incorrect information — or in some cases, leaving a field blank — on the Form 5500 increases the likelihood of being targeted for a compliance check.
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By ASPPA Net Staff2/5/2015 • 0 Comments

A new survey finds that 76% of Baby Boomers who retired within the past five years felt “in control” of their decision to retire.

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By ASPPA Net Staff2/4/2015 • 0 Comments

The Department of Labor has placed 150 multi-employer pension funds in critical status, and another 85 on the list of plans it calls endangered.

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By Andrew Remo2/4/2015 • 0 Comments

President Obama’s budget blueprint for fiscal year 2016 contains proposals that would change the tax treatment of IRAs and qualified retirement plans.

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