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By John Iekel10/23/2014 • 0 Comments

The IRS and Social Security Administration have issued their cost-of-living adjustments relevant to retirement benefits for 2015. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams10/23/2014 • 0 Comments

With more and more defined benefit plan sponsors exploring — and undertaking — pension de-risking, a pair of leading U.S. senators have asked regulators to establish some guidelines to ensure that those covered by those programs are protected.


By Nevin Adams10/23/2014 • 0 Comments

There were some mixed messages in a new survey about retirement savings. The headlines were (as usual) all about retirement non-saving: the 34% reportedly not currently contributing anything to a 401(k), an IRA or other retirement savings vehicle, according to the fifth annual Wells Fargo Middle-Class Retirement study.  


By Fred Barstein10/22/2014 • 0 Comments

While Jerome Schlichter was surprised by the lack of activity by the DOL when he began his 401(k)-related lawsuits almost 10 years ago, it seems that the agency is now making up for lost time. READ MORE

By Nevin Adams10/22/2014 • 0 Comments

A new study finds that more retirees are receiving retirement income from private-sector retirement plans than in 1975, the year after ERISA came into being. READ MORE

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Is the ‘Four Corner’ Practice a Myth … or the Future?

Most retirement plan advisory practices offer multiple services to their corporate or individual clients — either because of their roots or to leverage low-hanging opportunities. While some firms have focused on geographic expansion of a single service, like SageView, other regional firms like Bukaty have taken the opposite approach, expanding benefits and financial services locally.
A Challenge for TDFs: Cash Outs

Though TDFs are often criticized for not taking into consideration outside assets and other risk factors, the bigger issue may be the cashing out of stocks due to an early withdrawal event.
Case of the Week: The PBGC and QDROs

Responding to a question from an advisor in Washington, the ERISA consultants at the Columbia Management Retirement Learning Center Resource Desk addressed a common inquiry involving pension payments, a divorce settlement and the PBGC.

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