The Looming Liability of Target Date Funds The liability of your plan’s target date funds (TDFs) may be looming on the horizon. The Department of Labor (DOL) has made their recommendations to assist plan fiduciaries in selecting and monitoring TDFs. Join us for an educational webinar where we will discuss the TDF selection and suitability process that … More

ERISA Fidelity Bond versus Fiduciary Liability Insurance

Plan sponsors often ask, “Is an ERISA fidelity bond the same thing as fiduciary liability insurance?” The answer is no, they are not the same. The two insure different people and have different requirements under the terms of ERISA. An ERISA fidelity bond is required under ERISA Section 412. Its purpose is to protect the … More ERISA Fidelity Bond versus Fiduciary Liability Insurance

Reversing Inertia

How re-enrollment boosts positive investment behaviors and participant outcomes — automatically. The advent of automatic features in DC plans has had a positive impact driving retirement readiness by boosting participation and savings rates, especially among workers newer to the job. 73 percent of large and mega plans use auto-features, such as auto-enrollment and/or auto-escalation, to … More Reversing Inertia

Oversimplification in Target Date Funds Endangers Participants’ Retirement Savings How are custom solutions evolving to mitigate risk? Part III

Last month we featured Part II of Oversimplification in Target Date Funds Endangers Participants’ Retirement Savings – How are custom solutions evolving to mitigate risk? Part II introduced version 2.0 of target date funds (TDFs), an approach which allows plan sponsors to develop a glidepath best suited for their plan’s demographics. For the final installment … More Oversimplification in Target Date Funds Endangers Participants’ Retirement Savings How are custom solutions evolving to mitigate risk? Part III