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April 16, 2015
CITs get big boost from 401(k) plaintiff’s lawyers
Two recent lawsuit settlements suggest large plan sponsors may be more likely to incorporate CITs in investment lineups going forward.... Full Story
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April 16, 2015
Nothing’s worse than a failed recognition program
Do no good deeds go unpunished? Or could it be that occasionally the “good” in the good deed isn’t good enough? ... Full Story
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April 16, 2015
PPACA burdens HR managers
Who doesn’t love health care reform? Human resources managers, that’s who. ... Full Story
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April 16, 2015
An alternative to 401(k) hardship loans?
Calling itself an “alternative consumer lender,” Kashable offers loans to employees of participating employers that are backed by the company payroll system.... Full Story
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April 16, 2015
MassMutual commits team to DCIO market
MassMutual is deploying a new sales and operations team in an effort to win market share for its mutual fund and stable value fund products. ... Full Story
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April 16, 2015
Who's most, least depressed in the workplace?
U.S. managers are among the least likely of employees to report experiencing depression.... Full Story
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April 15, 2015
Yale names TIAA-CREF sole recordkeeper
Not only has it changed recordkeepers, but it is also consolidating all its retirement plans into a single program.... Full Story
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April 15, 2015
Time to kill the 4 percent rule?
If Americans stick to the idea of 4 percent annual withdrawals, they’ll run out of money before they run out of retirement, PwC said.... Full Story
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April 15, 2015
Fiduciary rule elicits mixed reactions
Support came from all of the expected quarters Tuesday – as did opposition – after the Labor department unveiled its new proposed fiduciary standard.... Full Story
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April 14, 2015
Many retirees would have quit work sooner
Those now retired say they would have stopped working four years earlier, if they could have. ... Full Story
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April 14, 2015
Manulife wraps up buy of NY Life’s retirement business
Retirement plan assets under administration by the firm now total $135 billion, a 60 percent increase.... Full Story
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April 14, 2015
Largest pensions saw funding ratios fall to 81% in ’14
If you needed additional evidence that the funding status of U.S. corporate pension plans saw a lousy 2014, Towers Watson has it.... Full Story
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April 14, 2015
Feds reject PPACA open enrollment for pregnant women
Sylvia Burwell said this week that HHS doesn't have "the legal authority to establish pregnancy as an exceptional circumstance” to create a special enrollment period.... Full Story
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April 14, 2015
PPACA enrollment grace period not motivating uninsured
Half of uninsured nonelderly adults plan to file a 2014 federal income tax return.... Full Story
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April 14, 2015
ERISA group urges Senate caution on retirement changes
It’s most worried about changes that could undermine Americans’ attempts or willingness to save for retirement. ... Full Story
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April 14, 2015
(Un)Equal Pay Day underscores gender pay gap
Today is Equal Pay Day throughout America. Perhaps it’s time to rechristen it Unequal Pay Day until men and women are paid the same dough for the same work. ... Full Story
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