Defined Benefit Plans

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Private fund group lobbies to get products in 401(k)s

The Institute for Portfolio Alternatives says lawmakers are receptive to its diversification pitch


Pru is one contender for MassMutual’s retirement business

There's considerable overlap in the types of defined-contribution plans the two companies serve, particularly in the Taft-Hartley, government and nonprofit areas


DOL encourages use of private equity funds in retirement plans

Investor advocates warn high-risk, high-fee investments could harm savers


Public pensions see worst quarter since credit crisis

State and local government pension plans lost about 13% during the first quarter


New York State fines pension risk transfer insurer $45 million

The regulator says Athene Holding Ltd. sold insurance in the state without a license


Market plunge chops pension funding by 9%

The sell-off in response to the pandemic has hit some industries' pensions plans, such as airlines', harder than others, two reports suggest


Senate coronavirus package would allow hardship early access to retirement accounts

Financial industry also pushes for temporary waiver on required minimum distributions


The SECURE Act’s unprecedented opportunities

As the legislation brings about big changes in the retirement plan market, will advisers benefit or will they be drowned?


Trump budget could lead federal workers to put less money in Thrift Savings Plan

His proposed budget for 2021 lays out cuts to federal retirement benefits that would total $92 billion by 2030


Russell’s wish list for DC plans

Improving 401(k)s is likely to make them look more like defined-benefit plans, according to Russell


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