Student loans get in the way of retirement savings

A new survey found that employees with student loans can continue to feel the strain into their retirement years.

EBSA brings shocking charges against Exton, Pa., electrical firm

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Admini­stration has charged Keares Electrical Contracting in Exton, Pa., with failing to make required contributions to the company’s 401(k) retirement plan.

California Supreme Court's clear conclusion: For pay purposes, retiring is quitting

In California, the same pay rules apply to retirement as they do for someone who quits.

Small businesses shifting focus to retirement benefits

Small business owners are finding that the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has decreased the appeal of health care benefits to employees and increased retirement plans’ importance as a tool to recruit and retain employees.

Suit claims NYU retirement plan offered too many choices

New York University is one of eight large universities facing litigation over its retirement plan.

DOL rule clears the way for state-run retirement savings plans

A new Department of Labor rule will make it easier for states to establish retirement savings plans for employees of organizations that do not offer retirement benefits.

Free resources for offering myRA benefits available on web

The Department of Labor has rolled out a website full of resources for employers that want to help employees set up retirement savings accounts through Uncle Sam’s myRA program.

DOL to appoint fiduciary for abandoned Bronx 401(k)

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefit Security Admin­istration has asked a federal court to appoint a fiduciary for the 401(k) plan at Astro Communications, a Bronx telecommunications firm.

Was it forced retirement or just a resignation?

An employee facing the prospect of being demoted, transferred or having to take on new duties may consider retiring instead.

When will baby boomers retire?

Boomers apparently are ready to work as long as possible.

Staten Island retirement plan to get a fiduciary

The U.S. Department of Labor has asked a federal court to allow it to appoint a fiduciary for the employee retirement fund at Lily Pond Nursing Home, formerly of Staten Island.

Your retirement benefits options defined

It pays to understand your different retirement options.

DOL secures judgment against retirement plan fiduciary

The U.S. Department of Labor has secured a judgment against a San Jose construction firm after an investigation revealed that employee contributions to the company’s retirement plan were never deposited.

New fiduciary standard could affect 401(k) rollovers

The DOL has issued a final rule requiring retirement advisors to tell clients if they receive commissions for recommendations.

Snapshot: Huge gap between retirement 'haves' and 'have nots'


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