TITLE

Qualified retirement plan distributions come full circle

AUTHOR(S)
PALMIERI, FRANK
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;May2010, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how trends in qualified retirement plan distributions have come in full circle in the U.S. It discusses how insurance companies that sell annuity-based products dominated qualified retirement plan documents and investments in the 1970s and 1980s. During the mid-1980s, an investment alternative, called mutual fund was introduced. The trend to have the normal form of retirement payment as a lump-sum cash distribution was said to came back over the following years.
ACCESSION #
52545583

 

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