April 19, 2017
Best practices for financial institutions that sponsor defined benefit plans.April 13, 2017
Some who step up to help family members when needed will have adequate resources, creating no impact on their retirement security, but for some others, family help may drain their resources and leave them in a worse or difficult situation for retirement.April 04, 2017
Michael Barry, president of the Plan Advisory Services Group, shares his thoughts about lawmakers’ consideration of making the current pre-tax retirement savings system an after-tax system.March 01, 2017
Michael Barry, president of the Plan Advisory Services Group, discusses how the taxation on early withdrawals from retirement plans hurts retirement security for low-paid participants.February 21, 2017
Choice and annuities are critical components of retirement plans for higher education employees, argues Larry Edward Penley, Ph.D., president of Penley Consulting, LLC.
February 08, 2017
Prof. Robert C. Merton and Dr. Arun S. Muralidhar propose a model for the design of state-run retirement plans.February 01, 2017
Michael Barry, president of the Plan Advisory Services Group, discusses how certain Trump priorities will affect retirement plans.January 03, 2017
Michael Barry, president of the Plan Advisory Services Group, shares his thoughts about what the Trump Employee Benefit Security Administration should undo and do.December 03, 2016
Michael Barry discusses why he thinks automatic IRA legislation still has a chance to be passed.November 10, 2016
Will the Trump administration repeal the DOL’s fiduciary rule, and is comprehensive tax reform possible?October 31, 2016
Michael Barry questions whether there is a lack of commitment to Social Security as a social insurance system, but rather a desire to use the opportunity presented by the Social Security “crisis” to cook up more schemes for re-distributing income from “rich people.”October 03, 2016
It’s time to face the reality that saving for retirement is tough, and policies need to address the fact that the cost of saving for retirement is higher and employees don’t have any additional money to save.September 15, 2016 September 02, 2016
Corey Rosen, founder of the National Center for Employee Ownership, discusses key rulings in company stock litigation against retirement plan sponsors.September 01, 2016
Congress should stop making retirement policy simply as a way to fund infrastructure spending.