Study highlights negative effects of conversion of defined-benefit plans into defined-contribution plans.
The average 401(k) balance at the end of the first quarter was $91,800, up 0.5% from last quarter and 3.6% from one year ago, says Fidelity.
"There is growing recognition that there must be more of a shared responsibility around retirement outcomes," says Vanguard.
Aon Hewitt says the rise in costs is due primarily to price inflation for brand and specialty prescription drugs.
Acquisitions are tricky, so employee benefits aspects to them may be overlooked. Here's what to keep in mind.
A greater percentage of employees in multiemployer plans that go insolvent will have their benefits cut, says the PBGC.
Employees sued the defense contractor for not disclosing excessive fees and underperforming funds in the company's retirement plan.
A failure to use best practices can add both risk and cost.
DCPs are very flexible tools, so don't miss out on opportunities to use them to maximum benefit.
The Supreme Court rules that a company had not committed to providing free health insurance to retirees in a collective bargaining agreement.