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Retirement Assets Total $26.1 Trillion in First Quarter 2017
Potential Impact of Tax Reform on Employees' Retirement Savings
DOL Advisory Opinion Demonstrates Structure for Bundling Plans
Pension Plan Procrastination Perils Proper Personal Planning
Retirement Security is Particularly Challenging for Latino Workers
A New Kind of Millennial: Self-Employed, and Saving for a Retirement She Doesn't Plan to Take
[Opinion] ARA Recommendations for the 2017-2018 IRS Priority Guidance Plan (PDF)
Trump Tax Proposal Could Create Compensation-Related Opportunities
[Opinion] Texas Board Aims to Kneecap 403(b) Participant Choice, Providers
Amazon/Whole Foods Merger Likely to See 401(k) Consolidation
Mixed But Encouraging Signs for Retirement Saving by Millennials (PDF)
California on Track to Start Auto-IRA Program Despite Loss of ERISA Safe Harbor
Oregon Retirement Program for Private-Sector Employees Moves Forward Without ERISA Exemption
2017 Employee Benefits Report (PDF)
California's Bold DB-to-DC Pension Reform: Five Years In
[Discussion] Mandatory Employee Contributions to Private College's Money Purchase Plan
ESOPs: Issues to Consider Before Converting from C-Corp to S-Corp
Differences of Opinion Between Section 457 Plan Sponsors and Section 401(k)/403(b) Plan Sponsors
How Outstanding Retirement Plan Advisors Help CFOs Mitigate the Adverse Effects of Workforce Aging on Company Financials (PDF)
[Discussion] Different Eligibility Provisions for Different Job Classes
New Questions for Church-Affiliated Organizations After Supreme Court Addresses ERISA Church Plan Exemption
Does Front-Loading Taxation Increase Savings? Evidence from Roth 401(k) Introductions (PDF)
Closing the Retirement Income Gender Gap: The Opportunity Is Now (PDF)
Another Question is Answered in the Who's the Employer Q&A Column
[Discussion] Amend Plan to Exclude Certain Employees Who Already Participate
[Discussion] Spousal Attribution as Applied to SEP Sponsorship
OregonSaves Edging Closer to Being Live
[Opinion] Legislation Enhances Consumer Protection for Retirement Savers
[Discussion] Spousal Benefits Required Under a FICA Replacement Plan?
Highest Court Recognizes Highest Power: Church-Owned Businesses Secure Supreme Court Win (PDF)
[Opinion] ARA Comments to IRS on Mid-Year Amendments to Safe Harbor 401(k) and 403(b) Plans (PDF)
Church Plan Sponsors Should Take Action to Shore Up Exemption
TE/GE Advisory Committee Recommendations for FICA Replacement Plan Requirements (PDF)
[Discussion] ROBS Promoter Is Fiduciary Under New DOL Rule?
[Discussion] Vest Top Heavy Contributions Separately from Profit Sharing Contributions?
[Discussion] Retroactive Change in Plan Termination Date
[Guidance Overview] Proposed 457(f) Regs: Opportunities and Challenges (PDF)
Year-Round Engagement Breaks Barriers in Employee Benefits ROI
Human Resources Perspective: A Survey of Larger 401(k) Plans
How Longevity Risk is Shaping the Retirement Investment Landscape
Hybrids: The Next Generation of QDIA
[Discussion] Moving from Immediate Vesting to a 6-Year Graded Schedule
Defined Contribution Plan Participants' Activities, 2016 (PDF)
The State of Financial Wellness (Unwellness?) in America: Findings from Employee Self-Assessments (PDF)
Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds ERISA Exemption for Church-Affiliated Pension Plans
Vermont Bill Creates Voluntary Retirement Plan for Small Businesses
[Opinion] Presidential Pensions as Broken Windows
Text of Supreme Court Opinion: DB Plan of Church-Affiliated Organization is 'Church Plan' Regardless of Who Established It (PDF)
ESOPs Can Provide Liquidity to Facilitate Division of a Family-Owned Business Upon Divorce
Bill Encourages Portable Benefits for Independent Workers
Retirement Savings Milestones: How Much Should You Have Now?
Annuities Offer Stability, Lump Sum Takers Say
Texas Governor Signs Houston Pension Reform Bill; Firefighters Fund Sues City
[Official Guidance] Text of IRS PLR 201722014: Severance and Special Retirement Benefit Offered by State in Connection with Hospital Closure Creates Cash or Deferred Arrangement (PDF)
Lawmaker Wants to Mandate Retirement Plans, Employer Contributions
[Discussion] Fractional Accrual Rule for Fresh Start with Add-On
[Discussion] Does High Minimum Investment Threshold Raise a 'Benefits, Rights and Features' Issue?
The Pension-Style Retirement Product You Should Know About
Impact of Smart Design and Reenrollment
2017 Workplace Benefits Report (PDF)

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