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2014-07-17 16:26:05

Cost containment, talent acquisition two biggest challenges cited by respondents ITASCA, Ill., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s 2(nd) annual Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey reveals that employers continue to see rising benefit costs in 2014. In excess of 1,800 U.S.-based organizations participated in the survey spanning a wide range of industries, geographic regions, and employer sizes and types. The majority of participants (61 percent) have more than...

2014-07-08 08:32:15

Healthcare retirement plan sponsors seek to empower employees to take an active role in their retirement planning HARRISON, New York, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transamerica Retirement Solutions today announced the release of its report on Retirement Plan Trends in Today's Healthcare Market - 2014. The report, produced in partnership with the American Hospital Association, examines trends that impact defined contribution and defined benefit plans in the not-for-profit...

2014-06-23 23:04:24

This recent article presents the pros and cons of a 401(k) plan and its value to your retirement New York, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Many Americans face a myriad of options when planning for retirement. For many it’s difficult to distinguish between the different and confusing sounding programs. With names like IRA to SEP IRAs to Roth IRAs and now 401k plans many are not sure how to structure their planning. In this article IraSuccess.com reviews how 401(k) plans can provide the...

2014-06-20 23:01:38

The experts at IraSuccess.com explain what couples should take into consideration and know in order to prepare for retirement: gathering, discussing, calculating, adjusting, and consulting. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Too often, couples go through life without paying attention to their ever-approaching retirement age and are unprepared when that day arrives. Ira Success is aiding couples looking to begin planning for retirement by providing this article which covers key steps that...

2014-06-19 23:16:47

This article discusses the options if a person is planning to make a bequest to a charity in their will. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Pozzuolo Rodden, P.C., Philadelphia Estate Planning Attorneys Release the Article: "Why Retirement Funds are the Asset of Choice for Charitable Gifts at Death." If a person is planning to make a bequest to a charity in their will, they may want to instead consider making a gift of a retirement account to maximize the tax benefits for both their estate...

2014-06-10 08:41:14

SAN LEANDRO, California, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - TriNet's May SMBeat looked at 401(k) contributions from SMBs in top metro areas - Employees in the highest paying vertical, financial services, contributed the most to retirement plans, totaling almost $3,700 per year TriNet [http://www.trinet.com/?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=PressRelease&utm_campaign=TBD ] (NYSE: TNET), a leading cloud-based provider of HR services...

2014-04-03 08:37:31

Money saved for education is always a good investment WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When they're young, children dream about becoming doctors, artists, teachers, veterinarians, and many other things. But in order for those dreams to come true and for kids to actually become professionals, it's important for them to attend and finish college. A good college education can lead to that dream career. Though it's a major investment, there are flexible payment plans that can...

2014-03-18 16:21:25

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Judy Diamond Associates, the 401k plan intelligence provider of leading financial advisors, brokers and fund companies, today released an analysis of national retirement preparedness by industry, revealing that 401k plans sponsored by the Utilities industry showed the greatest positive trends over the past five years. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140218/NE66839LOGO "By looking at historical trends in plan performance, we saw that there were...

2014-03-06 16:20:23

Move continues delivering market-leading retirement benefits while strengthening competitiveness CHICAGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today provided advance notice to nonunion employees participating in the company's defined benefit pension plans that they will transition in 2016 to a company-funded defined contribution retirement savings plan. Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, Boeing will make cash contributions each pay period to employees' retirement savings through a new defined...

2014-02-24 20:26:14

With America Saves Week Beginning February 24th edu(k)ate Brings Fun to Financial Literacy for Employees. ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- edu(k)ate, the first gamified financial wellness application for retirement plan advisors and employers announced today its release of a new Target Date Funds Course from Wall Street Survivor. Anyone can play the course for FREE at www.edukate.com. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140224/MN70608) edu(k)ate was...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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