January 11, 2017

403(b)s No Strangers to In-Plan Income Products

According to the 2016 PLANSPONSOR Defined Contribution (DC) survey, 27.2% of 403(b) plans offer in-plan income products that guarantee monthly income, compared to 7.3% of DC plans overall.

January 11, 2017

The Problem With Retirement Savings Models

Retirement savings models often simplify a defined contribution plan participant’s situation, and plan sponsors need to help participants understand that the picture is more complex.

January 03, 2017

Corporate Pension Deficits Increased in 2016

The aggregate pension funded status for the plans Willis Towers Watson tracked is estimated to be 80% at the end of 2016, compared with 81% at the end of 2015.

December 19, 2016

Mercer Suggests Areas for DC Plan Review

Plan design, investments, fees, financial wellness and the DOL’s fiduciary rule are all things defined contribution plan sponsors should consider going into the New Year.