Chicago, IL, February 15, 2022 –(PR.com)– Pension Advisors, LLC (RPA) is growing WalletMore, its proprietary Participant Managed Account solution, to include Advisor Managed Account (AMA) platforms. This expansion will bring personalized investment advisory solutions to even more public sector deferred compensation/defined contribution plans and their employees. RPA brings decades ofRead More →

(Photo: Shutterstock) Transferring pension plan operations to a third party, known as “decoupling,” could provide employees with greater options, while reducing costs, risks and administrative burdens for employees, the American Academy of Actuaries in a recent issue. brief. About a third of all private sector workers in the United StatesRead More →

This year, according to Institute of Investment Companies. These include employer-sponsored retirement plans (both defined benefit and defined contribution plans), individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and annuities. Contributor Depositphotos.com/Depositphotos.com – MarketBeat That’s a lot of money. But do these numbers reflect the amount you have saved? Do you have your ducksRead More →

Saturday 13 November 2021 A regulation recently proposed by the Ministry of Labor entitled “Prudence and loyalty in the selection of plan investments and the exercise of shareholder rights” (the “Proposal”) Discusses the duties of pension plan trustees when considering economically targeted investments, that is, investments that take into accountRead More →

The Internal Revenue Service announced cost-of-living adjustments in 2022 to dollar limits for qualifying pension plans and other benefits, and the Social Security Administration announced its own cost-of-living adjustments for 2022. Most dollar limits, including the optional deferral contribution limit for the 401 (k), 403 (b) and 457 (b) plans,Read More →

New set of target dates supports growing demand for active equity management from advisors and builds on the success of the MyCompass Index, which has reached over $ 2 billion in plan assets since 2019 Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), today announced the launch of MyCompass American Funds, the latestRead More →

New set of target dates supports growing demand for active equity management from advisors and builds on the success of the MyCompass Index, which has reached over $ 2 billion in plan assets since 2019 WINDSOR, Connecticut, November 9, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), today announcedRead More →

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), today announced the launch of MyCompass American Funds, the latest addition to Voya’s line of Target Date Fund (TDF) solutions for plan sponsors. Now available to all Voya pension plan clients, MyCompass American Funds offers a set of target dates for collective investment trusts (CITs)Read More →

Abstract Our Benefits and Executive Compensation group reminds plan sponsors to prepare for the IRS 2021 year-end changes and offers year-end measures. Qualified modifications Changes under the SECURE Act, CARES Act and hardship regulations Considerations for Safe Haven Plans This notice reminds sponsors of eligible pension plans of the upcomingRead More →

The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) released a report showing that pension plans are increasing in all aspects: number of plans, members, assets, contributions and disbursements. Data is taken from the 5500 series reports for plan years ending in 2019, the most recent available. The information presentedRead More →

Department of Labor Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) published a report this shows that pension plans are increasing in all aspects: number of plans, members, assets, contributions and disbursements. Data is taken from the 5500 series reports for plan years ending in 2019, the most recent available. The information presented includesRead More →

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado – (BUSINESS WIRE) – October 20, 2021– Empower Retirement, the nation’s second-largest pension plan provider 1, added approximately $ 100 billion 2 in assets under administration (AUA) and 3,000 plans to its platform during the 12-month period se ending September 30, 2021. Request for proposals activity overRead More →

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Empower Retirement, the country’s second largest pension provider1, added about $ 100 billion2 assets under administration (AUA) and 3,000 plans to its platform during the 12-month period ending September 30, 2021. Request for proposals activity over the past year has been higher thanRead More →

Adds 925,000 new participants; assets under administration exceed $ 1,100 billion Increased emphasis on personalization for individuals; top quality customer service company GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado, October 20, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Empower Retirement, the country’s second largest pension provider1, added about $ 100 billion2 assets under administration (AUA) and 3,000Read More →

A 403 (b) is the retirement planning vehicle used by nonprofit or other tax exempt employers of nurses, doctors, teachers, professors, school staff, researchers, members of the clergy and some employees of government organizations. 403 (b) plans are named after the section of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) code thatRead More →

Lifetime income disclosure requirement. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (the “SECURE Act”), enacted on December 20, 2019, added a new annual disclosure requirement for benefit reports to members and beneficiaries. The new disclosure obligation applies to all defined contribution plans covered by ERISA (forRead More →

(Photo: Shutterstock) More than three-quarters — 77% — of Americans believe all workers should have access to a retirement plan, study finds National Institute on Retirement Security. Two-thirds believe pensions promise a more secure retirement than the ubiquitous 401(k) plan. Americans’ support for retirement is not surprising given the currentRead More →

The US Department of Labor (DOL) has unveiled an interim final rule (the “Lifetime Income Disclosure Rule”) that adds a new lifetime income disclosure requirement for administrators of defined contribution plans (for example, plans covered by Section 401 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) (k) or Section 403 (b) ofRead More →

Earlier this year, we discussed the lifetime income disclosure requirement included in the Every Community Establishment for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (the “SECURE Act”). When the disclosure requirement takes full effect, the benefit statement issued by each defined contribution plan governed by ERISA must include lifetime income illustrations andRead More →

Defined benefit plan or defined contribution plan: an overview Employer pension plans are divided into two broad categories: defined benefit plans and defined contribution plans. As the name suggests, a defined benefit plan, also known as a traditional pension plan, provides a specified payment amount at retirement. A defined contributionRead More →