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News and information for retirement plan sponsors and advisors. Covering the issues ranging from regulation and compliance to plan design and investments. Whether you are running a 401(k) plan, a 403(b) plan or a defined benefit plan, ForexTV Retirement Intelligence Unit is there to provide news, insights and ideas.

Financial Wellness Tips for Plan Sponsors

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If you’re like most plan sponsors, you probably have been hearing a lot about financial wellness, but you might not know exactly what it is. Here are some simple tips for financial wellness programs that you can adopt at your ...

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The Plan Sponsor’s Guide to Common Retirement Plan Designs

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Common Retirement Plan Designs Traditional 401(k) Plan Designs A traditional 401(k) plan design is a defined contribution plan that allows participating employees to make pretax contributions to their company’s retirement plan. There are several types of 401(k) plan designs such ...

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6 Pillars of 401k Prudence Every Sponsor Should Follow

6 Pillars of 401k Prudence

  6 Pillars of 401k Prudence In speaking with noted 401k and ERISA attorney, Ary Rosenbaum, one immediately gets the sense of…good sense. Rosenbaum recently laid-out the 6 pillars of 401k prudence to help sponsors limit legal liability. When reading ...

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401k Investment Automation on the Rise

401k Investment Automation

401k investment automation is on the rise and defined contribution plan participants are reaping the benefits. The trend towards reliance on automated programs and robotic advisory services has participants shunning the do-it-yourself investment strategy. Largely due to the Bush-era Pension ...

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Five Myths About Outsourcing 401k Investment Decisions

Outsourcing 401k Investment

With the regulatory spotlight shining on fiduciary roles thanks to tougher rules from the DOL, more defined contribution (DC) plan sponsors are outsourcing 401k investment decisions to third parties to handle their plan investments. This is a trend of outsourcing ...

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Will You Outlive Your 401k Savings?

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Can you outlive your 401k? According to a White Paper study released by the World Economic Forum (WEF), “We’ll Live to 100 – How Can We Afford It?” the answer is a definitive NO! To use a popular idiomatic expression ...

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