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January 24, 2000

Top Stories - Retirement Plans

IRS Revenue Procedure 2000-20: Combined Master And Prototype And Regional Prototype Plan ProgramsInternal Revenue Service[More like this]
IRS Revenue Procedure 2000-16: Restated Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System, Including 403(b) ProgramsInternal Revenue Service[More like this]
IRS Notice 2000-11: Updated Safe Harbor Notice re Rollover RightsInternal Revenue Service[More like this]
Revised Model Rollover Notice[More like this]
EPCRS Procedures[More like this]
Procedure Issued for Obtaining GUST Approval of Prototype and Volume Submitter[More like this]
Have You Checked Your IRA Beneficiary Designation Form Lately?Motley Fool[More like this]
Imminent Demutualization of MetLife May Affect Employee Benefit PlansThe Segal Company[More like this]
Just a Little Pay-tience Needed for Federal Plan[More like this]
Average 401(k) Balance Grew 26% from 1996-1998 IRAjunction[More like this]
S Corporation ESOPs Create Permanent Trade Group; New Organization Anticipates Fight on Federal Double-Tax[More like this]
Morningstar Associates Launches 401(k) Investment AdviceYahoo! Finance[More like this]
Beneficiaries Who Don't Benefit by Jane Bryant QuinnWashington Post[More like this]
Firms Sweetening 401(k) Plans - Employees Being Given More Investment Choices, ControlWashington Post[More like this]
Federated Investors, Inc. Purchases InvestLink Technologies from UAMYahoo! Finance[More like this]

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Top Stories - Health and Welfare Plans

Do Voters Understand the Specifics of Candidates' Health Proposals?Kaiser Family Foundation[More like this]
Some Employers Seeking Harvard Pilgrim AlternativesBoston Globe[More like this]
HMO Accounting Shift Tied To Harvard Pilgrim's WoesBoston Globe[More like this]
Clash of the Titans: Doctors and Lawyers vs. Employers and InsurersMCO Executives Online[More like this]
For Many States, Health Care Bills Are Top PriorityMCO Executives Online[More like this]
Anatomy of a Receivership: Complaint and Related Pleadings in Ruthardt v. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Inc.American Health Lawyers Association[More like this]

New Recommended Links About Employee Benefits

Understanding[More like this]
ESOPs Provide Workers a Stake in Their CompanyAkron Beacon Journal[More like this]

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