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PBGC Proposes Lost & Found For 401(k) Money

09/30/2016 | Forbes

Lost track of your old 401(k)? In keeping up with the times, the Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation has issued proposed rules on a depository to hold orphaned retirement accounts for workers whose former employers terminate their 401(k) plans. 


Mandatory Retirement Savings Program Coming to a State Near You?

09/27/2016 | Small Business Trends

Washington state has created a Small Business Retirement Savings Marketplace where small businesses can go to get affordable retirement plans to offer their employees. 


Lost Track of an Old 401(k)? Here’s a Plan to Help You Find Your Money

09/19/2016 | Bloomberg

It’s surprisingly easy to lose track of your retirement savings, leaving them to be eaten up by inflation and fees—or even seized by the state. Americans jump from job to job and, in the rough and tumble of daily life, forget what they’ve left behind.


When Will New State Retirement Plans Start Enrollment?

09/13/2016 | Forbes

Half of private sector employees don’t have access to a workplace retirement savings plan, but by next year several states expect to have new plans up and running.


Draft Bill May Offer Better Mousetrap for Multiemployer Pensions

09/12/2016 | BNA Pension & Benefits Daily

Draft legislative language that would create a controversial form of multiemployer pension plan was released in the House Education and the Workforce Committee.


Kline proposes more flexible benefits as part of pension reform

09/09/2016 | Minneapolis Star Tribune

Rep. John Kline of Minnesota has proposed a new pension reform law that he said can save troubled multi-employer retirement plans from dissolution or insolvency by making benefits more flexible.


Multiemployer pension reforms allowing composite plans proposed

09/09/2016 | Pensions & Investments

Draft legislation allowing new multiemployer pension plan designs was unveiled Friday in a discussion draft released by House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline, R-Minn.


Does California's Secure Choice Retirement Have Staying Power?

09/05/2016 | Institutional Investor

A large swath of the nearly 7 million Californians working in the private sector without access to a retirement plan will soon be able to sign up for one. Or, to be more accurate, they will be automatically enrolled with the right to opt out of the new Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program. 


DuPont pension choice: 'The company has scared everybody'

08/29/2016 | Philadelphia Inquirer

The DuPont Co. has told 18,000 former workers they have from Sept. 12 until Oct. 21 to trade their future pensions -- for up-front cash, or for an earlier but smaller monthly annuity -- instead of waiting until they reach retirement age to collect traditional pension checks.


Uber drivers' new option: Start a retirement account through the app

08/24/2016 | Los Angeles Times

Uber has a new tool in its arsenal to attract and retain drivers: retirement savings accounts. The San Francisco ride-hailing company announced Wednesday that it teamed up with automated investor service Betterment to offer its drivers a way to set up retirement accounts through the ride-hailing app.