Changing roles for company pensions
- Official speaks out on loophole. // Pensions & Investments;11/25/96, Vol. 24 Issue 24, p14
Focuses on the warning issued by Lord Mackay, the minister of state for social security in the United Kingdom, to corporate pension managers. Information on the government's contracting regulations; Views of industry experts; Clarification made by Lord Mackay.
- Stock shock leads to neutral strategies. Anand, Vineeta // Crain's Cleveland Business;03/17/97, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p24
Describes the strategies adopted by pension executives to respond to the bull market in domestic stocks in the United States. Use of long-short or market-neutral strategies to generate steady returns from stocks; Details on how the strategy works; Fee charged by long-short managers for handling...
- 10 top problems to avoid in company pension plans. Parrs, Gene // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;10/3/94, Vol. 10 Issue 20, p21
Presents a list of 10 common problems in qualified-retirement plans. Coverage of eligible employees by the pension plan; Vesting calculation problems; Top-heavy plans; Annual limitations; Approval of the plan; Joint-and-survivor annuity waivers.
- PMI widens options for admin qualifications. Selby, Tom // Money Marketing;3/24/2011, p34
The article reports that the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has adjusted its pension administration qualifications after significant differences were found in the way pensions function across different companies in Great Britain.
- Strathclyde Regional taps Gartmore for foreign equity. // Pensions & Investments;4/3/1995, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p15
Reports that the 3.3 billion pound Strathclyde Regional Council Superannuation Funds hired Gartmore Pension Fund Managers Ltd. to manage a 210 million pound overseas equity portfolio.
- Auto-enrolment: dealing with the admin burden. // Employee Benefits;11/6/2013, p3
The article discusses the auto-enrolment process of pensions in Great Britain wherein 90 percent of its required work is centered on the administration while the 10 percent is needed in the pension provision.
- Money to the Rescue. // Money (Australia Edition);Aug2002, p106
Provides advice to a male sexagenarian on how to manage his superannuation. Conversion of the superannuation into an income stream product; Decision of the retiree to sell the house and buy a cheaper house; Benefits of investing in a conservative fund.
- The truth about active management. D'Amore, Christopher E. // Employee Benefits Journal;Mar1998, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p14
Offers information for pension plan sponsors concerning active management and investment options. Information overload; Value of diversification; Success of active managers; Effect of having a high proportion of active managers on returns; Factors driving growth in index management; Challenge...
- Pension Administrators Scout For Lost Members. Seol, Kap Su // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;10/23/2000, Vol. 104 Issue 43, pS-10
Reports on the difficulty of pension administrators in finding plan participants that are eligible for benefits. Reasons for the difficulties; Steps to be taken by plan sponsor in case the search failed.