Portal Conductor: Nevin E. Adams, JD

Nevin is the American Retirement Association’s Chief Content Officer and serves as Editor in Chief of NAPA Net and NAPA Net the Magazine.

Previously he was the Employee Benefits Research Institute’s Director of Education and External Relations, Co-Director of EBRI’s Center for Research on Retirement Income and Director of the American Savings Education Council.

Nevin spent a dozen years as Global Editor-in-Chief of PLANSPONSOR magazine and PLANSPONSOR.com, as well as the PLANADVISER Europe and PLANSPONSOR Europe magazines. He was the creator, writer and publisher of PLANSPONSOR.com’s NewsDash, and was instrumental in launching the publication’s popular and distinctive conference series.

He also worked at Northern Trust in Chicago in a variety of management roles, culminating in the development of a proprietary recordkeeping platform, and at Wachovia Bank, leading their defined contribution/recordkeeping businesses.

He has been honored three times by the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA) with their Media Recognition Award (in 2002, 2004 and 2013), and was listed as one of the Most Influential People in Defined Contribution by the 401kWire for five consecutive years.

Article Index

Are HSAs Part of Your Practice?

Last week, the powerful House Ways & Means Committee took up several bills aimed at expanding consumer-directed health care plans, notably health savings accounts (HSAs). In this week’s NAPA Net reader poll we’d like to know your take on HSAs – and how, if at all, they fit in with your practice.   Read More

Mixed Messages?

You’ve doubtless at some point in your career had someone walk up to you and say “I’ve got good news, and I’ve got some bad news.” Well, there was good news – and some not-so-good news about plan designs and participant behaviors in a recent industry survey.   Read More

How Do B/D & RIA Standards of Care Differ?

The SEC’s proposed Regulation Best Interest (“Reg BI”) for broker-dealers and the Interpretation Regarding Standard of Conduct for Investment Advisers both have a best interest standard of care – that suggests that broker-dealers and RIAs will be governed in the same way. Not so.   Read More