PLANSPONSOR January 2016


Inaccurate Facts

The fees and expenses of 401(k) and other defined contribution (DC plans).

Issue Intro

Overcoming Inertia

With the new year come several changes in our magazine content

Industry Analysis

'Most Generous' Analysis

Our researchers claim there are seven aspects of plan design that make for a generous (or not so generous) employer

Washington Update

Rules & Regulations

Summaries of the latest news from Washington and the courts—what's coming, what's contemplated and what's critical for plan sponsors to know.

Total Benefits

A Hidden Gem

HSAs can help participants plan for health care in retirement

Plan Corrections

Deferral Election

A participant wanted Roth deferrals, but his contributions were made pre-tax

Just out of Reish

Quirky Quotes

Things people wish they’d never written

Saxon Angle

State-Based Plans

DOL moves to clear the way for these retirement initiatives