Here you’ll find all news stories and all posts on ASPPA Net, with the newest items at the top.

By John Iekel 7/16/2018 • 0 Comments

The PBGC has published a proposed rule it intends to improve the efficiency of reporting and disclosure of plan information by terminated and/or insolvent multiemployer plans. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams7/16/2018 • 0 Comments

An excessive fee suit that had alleged “astronomical” fees in a $25 million plan has been dismissed. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff7/16/2018 • 0 Comments

The American Retirement Association will be performing scheduled maintenance on its digital learning products; from 8 a.m. on July 20 through 9 a.m. on July 23, online exams, modules, recorded webcasts and digital study material will be unavailable. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout7/16/2018 • 0 Comments

A new study reveals a number of remarkable developments in plan design trends and participant savings behaviors among small business defined contribution plans. READ MORE

By Alan Stone7/16/2018 • 0 Comments

Hello all – hope everyone is having a great Summer 2018. READ MORE

By Lynn Young, Andrew Forgrave7/16/2018 • 0 Comments

Remember the ASB’s request in July of 2014 for comments on the topic of ASOPs and Public Pension Plan Funding and Accounting? READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff7/16/2018 • 0 Comments

A bipartisan bill that sponsors say will provide greater flexibility and access to small business employees and their employers seeking to utilize SIMPLE plans as a retirement saving option is before the Senate. READ MORE

By Richard Kutikoff7/16/2018 • 0 Comments

Plan sponsors sometimes wonder what expenses can be paid from retirement plan assets and what expenses must be paid from business assets. The Department of Labor has provided some guidance to answer this question. READ MORE

By Karen Smith7/16/2018 • 0 Comments

I have been blessed to be part of a quickly growing TPA and actuarial firm. I love the energy and opportunities. However, growth does come with its own set of challenges. One of our biggest challenges has been hiring experienced administrators. READ MORE

By John Iekel 7/13/2018 • 0 Comments

A good offense is often the best defense. A maxim used in many contexts, and a July 10 ASPPA Webcast suggests that taking extra care to ensure that your Form 5500 is correct is one of them. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams 7/13/2018 • 0 Comments

There was good news – and some not-so-good news – about plan designs and participant behaviors in a recent industry survey. READ MORE

By Jack Towarnicky7/13/2018 • 0 Comments

A recent article misrepresents the facts related to the decline of employer-sponsored pension plans. Employer-sponsored, individual account retirement savings plans continue to be the best vehicle for improving long-term outcomes for American workers. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout7/13/2018 • 0 Comments

Many American workers are still recovering from the Great Recession, but most are focused on saving for retirement and have varying degrees of confidence they will be able to retire comfortably, says a recent study. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout7/13/2018 • 0 Comments

With concerns about healthcare costs looming large for American workers, a key congressional committee just took a major step to boost health savings accounts. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams 7/12/2018 • 0 Comments

Comments from the American Retirement Association have led to changes in a DOL enforcement letter.

By John Iekel 7/12/2018 • 0 Comments

A recent blog post reinforces reasoning regarding how crucial education is in facilitating plan participants’ financial readiness for retirement. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout7/12/2018 • 0 Comments

While few current retirees take a job in their “golden years,” a new study suggests that large percentages of future retirees expect to continue working during retirement, driven by uncertainty about Social Security and their own financial preparedness. READ MORE

By ASPPA Net Staff7/12/2018 • 0 Comments

ASPPA is always providing information and insights that will be valuable to its members! Following is a summary of upcoming webcasts and events. READ MORE

By John Iekel 7/11/2018 • 0 Comments

The funded status of the 100 biggest private-sector defined benefit plans improved in June, says a recent report. READ MORE

By Ted Godbout7/11/2018 • 0 Comments

An annual study that assesses agreement between married partners on communication and knowledge of finances uncovers several disconnects related to their retirement outlook. READ MORE

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