The Principal Launches Online Resource to Help Firms Comply with DOL Fee Rules
As the deadline to comply with the DOL's fee disclosure rules 408(b)2 and 404(a) draws closer, The Principal Financial Group announced Tuesday that it has created an online resource to help advisors educate clients about plan fees.
EBRI: Workers’ Biggest Concerns Are Job Security, Debt Levels
While only 14% of workers are very confident that they’ll have the money to retire, workers say the more pressing concerns of job security and mounting debt are taking precedence over retirement concerns, according to an EBRI survey.
How Social Security Payroll ‘Tax Holiday’ Can Aid Retirement
The new Social Security payroll tax holiday could be an opportunity to bolster personal retirement savings, says Principal Financial Group’s Greg Burrows.
Retirement Planning: News & Products
On May 28 the House passed the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act (H.R. 4213), which not only gives various tax cuts, but provides...
Sustaining Retirement Income
A new report from the Principal Financial Group analyzes what to do before and after market downturns.
Help in Troubled Times
A new guide from Des Moines, Iowa-based The Principal Financial Group is designed to help employers review their retirement plans during the current financial crisis.
Shedding More Light on the PPA
Aside from guidance issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) earlier this year, which specified that as per the requirements of the 2006 Pension Protection...
Stable Value or Not?
As the Department of Labor prepares to finalize its proposed regulation on qualified default investment alternatives (QDIAs) in 401(k) plans, the debate rages on as...
A Quiet Boom for HSAs
Among the alphabet soup of consumer-driven health plans, health savings accounts (HSAs) are growing at lightning speed. Since they were created only three years ago,...
Pension Reform Still Alive on the Hill
While members of Congress concede that overhauling Social Security is off the table this year, industry officials are optimistic that Congress will finish this year...