October 10, 2016

SURVEY SAYS: One Music Choice

Last week, I asked NewsDash readers, “If you could listen to ONLY ONE type of music for one full year, which would you choose?”

October 05, 2016

SURVEY SAYS: Benchmarking and Provider Changes

For fiduciary reasons, it is recommended that retirement plan sponsors benchmark their providers every three to five years by issuing a request for proposals (RFP) or a request for information (RFI).

September 12, 2016

SURVEY SAYS: Things Forgotten for College

Last week, I revived a SURVEY SAYS we asked back in 2011 that was actually requested by a reader sending a child off to college for the first time.

August 15, 2016

SURVEY SAYS: Obstacles to Saving More for Retirement

Studies show a number of reasons employees give for not saving, or not saving more, for retirement—things like paying off student loans, paying for children’s education expenses, or just not making enough.

August 08, 2016

SURVEY SAYS: Leisure Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that on an average day in 2015, nearly all Americans age 15 and older (96%) engaged in some sort of leisure activity such as watching TV, socializing, or exercising.

June 27, 2016

SURVEY SAYS: Career Paths to Retirement Industry

During a dinner at the PLANSPONSOR National Conference celebrating the 2016 Best in Class 401(k) Plan designees, conversations turned to the career paths that led folks into the retirement industry.