Workers Want More Retirement Help From Employers
A Northern Trust survey shows disconnect as plan sponsors indicate reluctance to provide a "stronger guiding hand."
Employees Socking Away More in 401(k)s
The average 401(k) balance at the end of the first quarter was $91,800, up 0.5% from last quarter and 3.6% from one year ago, says Fidelity.
Employers Plan to Bump Up 401(k) Contributions
"There is growing recognition that there must be more of a shared responsibility around retirement outcomes," says Vanguard.
Lockheed Martin Settles 401(k) Lawsuit
Employees sued the defense contractor for not disclosing excessive fees and underperforming funds in the company's retirement plan.
High Court to Hear ERISA Fiduciary Breach Case
The Supreme Court agrees to consider the case of Edison International employees who claim the company provided "imprudent plan investments."
Once More Unto the Fiduciary Breach
A class-action suit highlights potential fiduciary risks for 401(k) plan sponsors.
The 15-Minute 401(k) Plan Review
If you're a plan fiduciary but not familiar with these issues and documents, it may be time to brush up on ERISA.
Will the ‘myRA’ Help Companies Cut Retirement-Plan Costs?
It's happened before, when the 401(k) replaced pension plans as the chief retirement-funding vehicle.
401(k)s: Time For a Checkup
Make sure your company’s 401(k) plan enables employees to secure a healthy retirement.
Let’s Operate 401(k) Plans as True Retirement Plans
A defined-contribution retirement plan should not be just a savings vehicle. It should also generate retirement income.
Sponsors Juice Up 401(k) Plans
Companies are responding to the retirement crisis by beefing up their defined contribution plans, new research suggests.