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November 26, 2014
The challenges of telecommuting
Employers are increasingly allowing employees to work from home. But there are some potential pitfalls to the practice. ... Full Story
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November 26, 2014
Solving the mystery of the PBGC’s record deficit
How could its deficit projections change so dramatically for the worse in such a short time, in a year that saw continued recovery in the economy and ongoing gains in equity markets?... Full Story
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November 26, 2014
PBGC urged to stay flexible on de-risking
The PBGC plans to require sponsors next year to report “certain undertakings to cash out or annuitize benefits" for former employees. ... Full Story
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November 26, 2014
Top 4 things consumers hate about enrollment
Enrollment is officially underway — and the majority of employees are not excited about it at all. ... Full Story
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November 26, 2014
IRS tackles paperless employer transportation assistance plans
Human resources managers will want to study several new IRS rulings on non-cash benefits to commuting employees. ... Full Story
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November 26, 2014
Public pension plans more confident, stronger
Their overall confidence rating came in at 7.9 on a 10-point scale, up from 7.8 in 2013 and 7.4 in 2011. ... Full Story
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November 26, 2014
Who’s working on Thanksgiving?
Employers are feeling more generous this year than last when it comes to compensating workers who have to bring home the turkey on Thanksgiving. ... Full Story
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November 25, 2014
DOL granted access to papers in Northrop fee case
A federal judge has permitted the Department of Labor access to documents amassed by plaintiffs’ attorneys in claims against two of Northrop Grumman’s defined contribution plans.... Full Story
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November 25, 2014
Should 401(k) participants be tested for financial literacy?
Yale's Ian Ayers is back at it, making headlines with an idea about retirement sure to be viewed as controversial. ... Full Story
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November 25, 2014
Top 5 employee success measures
Despite overall satisfaction and pride in their jobs, Americans report making significant personal sacrifices to make ends meet. ... Full Story
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November 25, 2014
5 year-end items for all plan sponsors to check
As the end of the year approaches, there are always a bunch of things that need to be done before the calendar changes, or right after the New Year rolls in. ... Full Story
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November 25, 2014
HHS proposes slew of 2016 enrollment rules
If enrollees in PPACA plans don’t change their plans during next year’s enrollment season and find cheaper coverage, then federal health officials might do it for them. ... Full Story
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November 25, 2014
Supreme Court declines to hear KeyCorp case
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined a petition from plaintiffs to review the rejection of an appeal of an ESOP claim brought against KeyCorp and its fiduciaries.... Full Story
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November 25, 2014
PBGC to protect 401(k) assets rolled into pensions
Fewer employers offer a defined-benefit plan but where they do, the PBGC decision could help encourage participants looking for a guaranteed lifetime income stream.... Full Story
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November 25, 2014
Double-digit spike in drug spending
The United States leads the way in worldwide spike in drug sales. ... Full Story
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November 25, 2014
LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute: Total Annuity Sales Fall Two Percent in Third Quarter
Lower Interest Rates Impact Fixed Annuity Sales ... Full Story
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