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- Private sector retirement coverage remains a serious issue. Giardina, Michael // Ebn.benefitsnews.com;4/1/2014, p1
The article reports on the analysis by researchers from the Center of Retirement Research at Boston College in Massachusetts, which found retirement coverage in the private sector remains a serious problem for plan sponsors and employees despite high levels of access to retiree options.
- Auto Enrollment Boosts Participation for Workers 55 to 69. Barney, Lee // Plan Advisor News;2015, p1
The article reports by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Massachusetts, that automatic enrolment in the U.S. has succeeded in encouraging participation in defined contribution (DC) plans by older workers age 55 -69. It informs about automatic enrolments has boosted...
- Consolidation comes to online recruiting. Sweeney, Kevin // Employee Benefit News;Nov2001, Vol. 15 Issue 14, p45
Reports the online recruiting world as a major players in the job board or compensation industry combine businesses to reach the targeted audience and achieve financial stability in the United States. Creation of a financial health; Problems in the number of employees; Increase in the number of...
- Retirement Systems' Investment Earnings Take Dramatic Tumble. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;7/11/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31425, p5
Reports the decline of retirement systems investment earnings in the U.S. Factors causing the drop in earnings; Total investment earnings in the year 2001; Reduction in the holdings of state and local debt.
- Broker Compensation 2000: The Experts Speak. // On Wall Street;Mar2000, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p36
Interviews leading agents in the broker market about broker compensation in the United States. Expected compensation changes by Mark Elzweig of Mark Elzweig Co.; Thoughts by Charles Amerkanian on whether brokers will consider an independent alternative; Comments from Rick Peterson of Rick...
- Bail-outs: Who will follow the S&Ls? Seward, J. Allen // Baylor Business Review;Spring1991, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p13
Focuses on the pension plans in the United States. Employee Retirement Income Security Act; Underfunding of a pension plan; Necessity of a bail-out.
- Bill would create safeguards for 457, 403(b) plans. Geisel, Jerry // Business Insurance;02/26/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p3
Focuses on the bankruptcy reform legislation protecting pension benefits of employees working for tax-exempt and public employers in the United States. Provisions of the bill; Advantage of an unrelated provision in the bankruptcy reform for US investors in Lloyd's of London; Response of...
- Investment Issues for Pension Funds. Hershey, David A. // Employee Benefits Journal;Dec2002, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p52
Discusses the investment issues for pension funds in the U.S. Reason for the existence of pension plans; Problem with the traditional view of pension asset management; Objective of pension assets.
- Police and firefighter pension plans. // Monthly Labor Review;Nov92, Vol. 115 Issue 11, p37
Presents data on police and firefighters pension plans from the Bureau of Labor Statistics 1990 Employee Benefits Survey of State and local governments. Brief history; Pension provisions; Value of the pension; Average replacement rates for full-time participants in defined benefit pension...