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While created as a way to save for medical expenses, health savings accounts (HSAs) can be a formidable option for retirement savings.Read more
Case Study: Progressive Thinking and Fiduciary Oversight Lead to Participants Positioned for Success
For The First Church of Christ, Scientist, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, discussion and decisions made by the retirement benefits committee are focused on putting their participants first.Read more
After a long period of relatively strong returns, global equity markets gave way to a bout of volatility that has been disconcerting for some retirement plan participants. What steps can investors take to protect their retirement portfolios during market downturns?Read more
With the holiday season upon us and the New Year fast approaching, we explore five trends that will be popular with retirement plan sponsors in 2018.Read more
Wellness in the workplace is an important topic for employees and employers alike. As employer awareness of the benefits associated with a healthy employee population rises, so too does the focus on programs and initiatives to support employees.Read more
A Closer Look: Why Most Participant Communication is Horribly Ineffective; and What You Can Do About It
Many retirement plan sponsors spend a considerable amount of time crafting participant communication in an attempt to increase plan participation, maximize employee deferrals, increase investment diversification, or improve a plan metric. However, there have been many more examples o…Read more
Jeffrey H. Snyder, Vice President and Senior Consultant and Liz Claman, Financial Journalist and TV Host, discuss the mid-year outlook as it pertains to retirement.Read more
We share how one healthcare organization brought their financial wellness program to life through the use of unique communication initiatives including a custom avatar.Read more
As the former Chief Benefits Officer at the University of Kentucky, I had the opportunity to guest lecture to soon-to-be-graduates on Total Compensation. The lecture was designed to give students an understanding of the components of pay (annual salary, shift differentials, overtime, etc.) and…Read more