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Jan 2017

2017 403(b) Compliance Calendar

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…

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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

Cammack Retirement Investment Brief: Italy Referendum - Investor Basics

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 …

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Oct 2016

Compliance Alert: IRS Announces New Retirement Plan Limits for 2017

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…

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Oct 2016

Implications of Negative Interest Rates on Retirement Plans

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.

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May 2016

Webinar: Following Best Practices of ERISA at Public Universities

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.

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