Retirement Plan Fees Level Out. How Does Your 401(k) Compare?
A new survey looks at trends in fees and investment options — and shows there’s lots of room for improvement.
Most MEPs Are in Healthy ‘Green Zone’: Survey
Investment returns have been driving healthy funded ratios since the financial crisis, Segal Consulting reports.
How Far Does $1 Million Go in Retirement?
From Mississippi to California to Hawaii, here’s the purchasing power, state by state.
New York Cracks Down on Student Loan Fraud, Abuse
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced a three-pronged approach designed to end abuses and get compensation for victims.
Why Most U.S. Pension Plans Will Shaft Their Participants
The world is already facing a $427 trillion retirement savings shortfall.
Bill With Fiduciary Rule Ban, ACA Defunding Nears House Floor
One provision in H.R. 3354 would ban use of plan fees to keep the public exchange system going.
Public Pensions Are a Good Deal for Taxpayers, Group Argues
Dismantling public pensions would be costly and short sighted, the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems asserts.
Spousal Consent Rules and Marriage Contracts
With respect to ERISA-qualified plans, spouses have certain rights that cannot be taken away without their advance written consent.
When Should Small Businesses Convert SEPs to 401(k)s?
Some small business owners may have started out with a SEP IRA for convenience, but circumstances change.
A Portrait of the Student Loan Borrower: Older, Deeper in Debt, More Likely Delinquent
The student loan debt crisis is worsening in ways that go well beyond the size of the debt, the CFPB reports.