4th Quarter Dealt a Heavy Blow To Pension Plans
Large companies saw three quarters of strong gains for their chronically underfunded plans almost wiped out by the late-year stock market nosedive.
CFOs on the Move: Week Ending Nov. 2
J.C. Penney, Gibson Brands, Russell Investments, Cobham Advanced Electronic, Wag!, Westwood, Sentry Data, Revolution Foods, Powell Industries, AbbVie
Pension Sponsors Juggle Derisking Strategies
With many pension plans too low-funded to justify aggressive fixed-income investment, lump-sum buyouts and annuities are popular derisking strategies.
Weighty New Conundrum for Pension Plan Sponsors
With PBGC premiums soaring, sponsors face more pressure to fund up their plans. General Motors' response: do it with debt-issuance proceeds.
Revisiting Company Stock in Defined Contribution Plans
Over-allocation to company stock by plan participants poses risks for them, and also for the plan sponsor.
Time to Take Action on 401(k) Admin Fees
It's a buyer's market for 401(k) fees, but plan sponsors won't benefit unless they're proactive.