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Whoomp, There It Is! The New Prudent Fee Fiduciary Standard
Amgen ESOP Fiduciaries Remain Subject to Suit for Failure to Drop Inflated Company Stock from Investment Menu
Understanding the New One-Per-Year Limit on IRA Rollovers
Ten Steps DC Plan Sponsors should take in 2015
What Do Plan Participants Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor?
401(k) Plan Asset Allocation, Account Balances, and Loan Activity in 2013
Top Five 401(k) Plan Trends for 2015
[Opinion] There Are No 'Economies of Scale' in 401(k) Plans -- Unless You Are Trying to Beat the Market
Text of Amicus Brief by Pension Rights Center to Supreme Court in Tibble v. Edison (PDF)
At Companies with DC Plans, Most Employees Participate, But Many Acknowledge Ignorance About Investing
Review of ERISA Advisory Council Recommendations on Lifetime Plan Participation
Lockheed Martin Case Puts 401(k) Plans on Trial
Text of Brief by Cambridge Financial Services, LLP Urging Supreme Court to Overturn Ninth Circuit Decision in Tibble v. Edison (PDF)
Sen. Orrin Hatch Outlines Priorities for Pension Reform and Retirement Savings
Why Workers Undervalue Traditional Pension Plans
Does Front-Loading Taxation Increase Savings? Evidence from Roth 401(k) Introductions
Text of Amicus Brief by Benefits Law Professors to Supreme Court in Tibble v. Edison (PDF)
401(k) Tips for Job Hoppers
Company Stock in Defined Contribution Plans Has Declined Since 2005
[Opinion] MEP Reform: Is it Necessary? A Rebuke
[Guidance Overview] Lifetime Annuity Income Provided Through Target Date Funds
401(k) Plan Costs Decline as Indexing Becomes More Popular
ESPP Loans Can Make 401(k) Plan Loans Less Attractive
[Guidance Overview] Understanding the New Once-per-Year 60-Day Rollover Rules for IRAs and the Exclusion for Trustee-To-Trustee Transfers
[Guidance Overview] Qualifying Longevity Annuity Contracts: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
401(k) Plans Investing Like Hedge Funds
Use of TDFs Surges in 401(k)s
Target Date Funds: Why Low Cost Does Not Mean Low Risk
Why Longevity Annuities Aren't as Popular with 401(k) Fiduciaries as Regulators Think
The Challenges with Participant Education
Emerging Trends for Improving 401(k) Plans
Assumptions, Assessments and Actions: Plan Sponsor Views of Participant Support and Advisor Partnerships (PDF)
Designing Balanced DC Menus: Considering Equity Investments
IRS Releases Guidance on After-tax Rollovers -- Part 4: Planning Opportunity
[Guidance Overview] IRS Releases Guidance on After-tax Rollovers -- Part 3: After-tax Sources and Testing
Defined Contribution Plan Profile: A Close Look at 401(k) Plans (PDF) (PDF)
The New Way to Measure Your 401(k)
[Opinion] Is a Core Fund Menu Required?
[Official Guidance] Text of DOL Submission for OMB Approval: Proposed Focus Groups for Evaluating the Effectiveness of ERISA Section 408(b)(2) Disclosure Requirements
Your RMD Must Come Out of Employer Plan Before Moving Funds to an IRA
Money Market Reform and Workplace Savings Plans: A Plan Sponsor Guide to What's Ahead (PDF)
Benchmarking: It's All About That Fee
[Guidance Overview] Final Regs on Qualified Longevity Annuity Contracts Pose Challenges for Plan Sponsors and Participants
GAO Report Shines Spotlight on Key Issues for Managed Accounts in 401(k) Plans
Fee Compression Slowing, Fee Structures Changing
Automated Retirement Readiness Tracking: Patent Pending on Underlying Process and Technology of New Service
2014 Year-End Compliance Reminders for Defined Contribution Plans Subject to ERISA (PDF)
New Guidance Eases the Path to Annuities in TDFs
Evaluating Plan Expenses: A Road Map of Possible Routes and Potholes to Avoid (PDF)
Roadmap to a Successful Tiered Investment Menu Design and Communication Program (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] IRS Releases Guidance on After-Tax Rollovers -- Part 2: New Rules
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS Announcement 2014-34: Realignment of Technical Work Between the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division and Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Tax Exempt and Government Entities) (PDF)
Are Annuities a Good Fit for Target Date Funds?
Auto Enrollment and Default Deferral Rates Went Up in 2013
Five Compliance Checks Every 401(k) Fiduciary Should Do Now
[Guidance Overview] IRS Updates Special Tax Notice for Retirement Plans
Target Date Glide Paths: Balancing Plan Sponsor Goals
Target Date Funds: Are They Right for Your DC Plan?
Change in Average 401(k) Account Balances from January 1, 2013 Through December 1, 2014 (PDF)

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