Better Information and Sponsor Guidance

Bovbjerg, Barbara D.
October 2009
GAO Reports;10/5/2009, preceding p1
Government Document
The article reports on the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the importance of providing better information on defined contribution (DC) plans and sponsor guidance that could help reduce fees for participants. It states that DC plan sponsors can decrease participants' fees by offering cheaper investments products. GAO recommends the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to develop a guidance on sponsor involvement and share information with financial regulators.


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