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A top fear in retirement is out-of-control healthcare costs, but a new survey finds few business owners fully understand the benefits and operations of health savings accounts (HSAs). More than half of business owners (55%) consider healthcare costs to be the biggest expense for those in... READ MORE
What happens after a full day of interactive and engaging convention panels and networking at the nation’s retirement plan advisor convention? Why, you head to NAPA SUMMIT AFTER DARK, of course! Part of the NAPA 401(k) Summit, April 7-9, Las Vegas. Sure, you’ve been to Vegas – but this year not... READ MORE
There were three interesting reports published over the past week, which offered insights into ways to increase savings (or not), how to retain those accounts (or not), as well as an updated perspective on how all those comings and goings are adding up. The first to grab my attention was the... READ MORE
A new study answers the question, “What do workers do with their retirement savings after they leave their employers?” – and when? To help plans better evaluate the distribution decisions people make when leaving employment, Alight Solutions takes a deep dive into the post-termination behavior of... READ MORE
President Trump’s fiscal year 2020 budget addresses the Administration’s high-priority items, such as increased spending for national security, but it doesn’t include much about retirement. Released by the White House’s Office of Management and Budget on March 11, the proposal – dubbed “A Budget... READ MORE
We all know that participants (and plan sponsors) aren’t always “rational” about saving and investing.  And we’ve got some very special insights for you. And by now, most are aware that behavioral finance can offer solutions. Well, at the 2019 NAPA 401(k) Summit, we’ve got some very special... READ MORE
While the so-called “stretch” match has been touted as a mechanism to encourage higher savings rates with no additional cost to the employer, a recent study suggests it has its limits. What’s been your experience? With a stretch match, rather than offering a 50-cent match on every dollar... READ MORE
A new survey claims that American businesses are losing $500 billion per year due to employees' personal financial stress. That survey of more than 10,000 Americans by Salary Finance (a provider of financial education and salary-linked savings and loans for employees) finds that nearly one in two... READ MORE
Despite the 2018 market downturn, the projected retirement deficit for U.S. households has improved somewhat, though some remain at greater risk than others, according to new data from the Employee Benefit Research Institute. “Retirement Savings Shortfalls: Evidence from EBRI’s 2019 Retirement... READ MORE
“An exceptionally careful and well-informed” process has helped a plan fiduciary get most of the claims in an excessive fee suit dismissed before trial. The suit, filed in January 2016 in the District of Colorado by the law firm of Schlichter Bogard & Denton, alleged  that Oracle allowed the... READ MORE