Browsing All posts tagged under »employer-sponsored retirement plans«

Is More Disclosure Always Better?

January 5, 2010

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Supporters of the recently introduced Lifetime Income Disclosure Act say that the bill will help Americans plan for a more secure retirement. But critics contend that providing the information contemplated by the bill could lead to 401(k) participants taking bigger risks than they should.

Confirmed: 401(k) Contribution Limits to Remain Unchanged for 2010

October 15, 2009

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The IRS has officially confirmed that 401(k) contribution limits will remain the same for 2010.

401(k) Plans and Their Discontents

September 30, 2009

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Calls for reforming employer-provided retirement plans - in particular, 401(k) plans - are growing. While the ultimate outcome remains to be seen, it is likely that significant changes could be coming soon to a 401(k) plan near you.

2010 401(k) Contribution Limits – The Sky is Not Falling

September 16, 2009

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While in theory it's possible that 401(k) contribution limits will decrease in 2010, it's unlikely.

401(k) Plans: Finding the Right Balance

May 19, 2009

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A recent white paper defending employer-sponsored retirement plans could be improved by acknowledging some of the weaknesses of the system, as well as by calling on employers to not cut matching contributions.