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The 2017 Retirement Plan Compliance Calendar highlights critical compliance deadlines for defined contribution retirement plans. Though we have covered all of the major deadline dates, note that some deadlines apply only to particular plan types (and are noted accordingly) and there may be…Read more
Watch Jeff Snyder discuss the state of the retirement industry in his Bloomberg Markets interview.Read more
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…Read more
Italians overwhelming rejected constitutional changes aimed at streamlining lawmaking and boosting competitiveness, marking a sobering start to what could be a defining year ahead for the European Union. On December 4th 2016, 59% of voters voted "no" to the referendum sought by Prime Minister …Read more
On October 27, 2016, the IRS announced the new 2017 retirement plan limits. However, applicable cost of living index did not increase sufficiently for many standard limits to increase for 2017. The elective deferral limit under 402(g), for example, remained unchanged at $18,000 ($24,000 if age 50 or…Read more
A few short years ago, the idea of a country having negative interest rates would have been considered unthinkable. Yet, persistently low inflation and the sluggish global economic recovery have caused central banks around the world to push interest rates below zero. Here's what you need to know.Read more
In this article, we will take a closer look at the proposed 457(f) and 409(A) regulations and their impact on deferred compensation plansRead more
Joey Payne from the University of Kentucky and Andrew Russell from the University of Massachusetts, along with Jeffrey Levy, Managing Partner at Cammack Retirement Group, share their experience and the insight they gained from implementing the best practices of ERISA at their public universities.Read more
In this special edition of Staying Ahead of the Curve, Jeff Snyder sits down with Alexander Ryan and David Olstein of Groom Law Group to discuss the DOL Fiduciary Rule in-depth.Read more
In this special edition of Staying Ahead of the Curve, Fran Denmark, Senior Writer at Institutional Investor, reacts to the DOL's final Fiduciary Rule.Read more