403(b) Curriculum Library


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Jan 2017

Impact of the Proposed IRS Mortality Tables and Strategies to Reduce its Effects

Since late 2014, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) has been proposing updating the mortality tables used to determine the funding target liability for defined benefit (DB) plans under §430 of the code, with the mortality tables that were published by the Retirement Plans Experience Committee of the Soc…

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Dec 2016

Cammack Retirement Investment Brief: No Surprises from the Fed

The Federal Reserve concluded its final policy meeting of the year and as expected, raised the benchmark interest rate 25 basis points to a range of 0.50% to 0.75%.  Bond yields have moved sharply higher in recent weeks in anticipation of the Fed’s announcement. Fed officials also signaled a…

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Dec 2016

Mutual Fund Share Class Evaluation: A Focus on "Net" Costs

Increasingly, retirement plan sponsors are looking to attain the lowest share class available for participants; however, in some cases, that decision requires careful analysis. Below, we explore the expense ratios associated with mutual funds that offer multiple share classes. An expense ratio is…

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