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What Happens When There’s a Mistake in Your 401(k)

10/23/2016 | The Wall Street Journal

Are you keeping a close eye on your 401(k) and other retirement plans? You should, because employers and plan managers make mistakes—and that can lead to big headaches and out-of-pocket costs for you.


Plan would hang onto retirement funds for employees who can't be found

10/17/2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

When it comes to saving for retirement, every penny counts. Even lost pennies. The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. has a plan to help thousands of retirement savers find those lost pennies.


Pension Rights Center celebrates 40 years, pension 'superheroes'

10/07/2016 | Pensions & Investments

The Pension Rights Center in Washington celebrated its 40th anniversary and named several pension “superheroes” at an award ceremony Thursday.


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.