Why 401(k) plan sponsors' motivations for switching to passive investment vehicles could run afoul of ERISA.
DoL's new "conflict of interest rule" for plan advisers may be good news for sponsors of small 401(k) plans, but will it drive up fees?
For all the good the PPA has done for plan participants, there are some unfortunate unintended consequences of the law.
With many pension plans too low-funded to justify aggressive fixed-income investment, lump-sum buyouts and annuities are popular derisking strategies.
With PBGC premiums soaring, sponsors face more pressure to fund up their plans. General Motors' response: do it with debt-issuance proceeds.
Absent the ruling, Chicago public employees would have had to pay 11% more of their wages toward their retirement.
CFOs aren't as concerned about fiduciary liability as they should be.
In its most recent collaboration with Mercer, CFO Research surveyed and interviewed finance executives at U.S. companies with defined benefit (DB)…
The budget will reportedly require employers without 401(k)s to set up an auto-enrollment individual retirement account for workers.
One of the Big Three adopts mark-to-market accounting for its pension obligations.