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2014-08-19 16:23:54

New tools help educate and engage employees, increasing participation in retirement savings plans NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The economic uptick over the past year has led to renewed interest in retirement savings, according to Deloitte's 13(th) Annual Defined Contribution Benchmarking Survey. The research underlying the survey found that average account balances have reached an all-time high of more than $95,000, up from $85,600 in 2012 and an increased number of...

2014-08-05 12:27:23

BALTIMORE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's complicated regulatory environment employers offering 401k plans have many fiduciary responsibilities they need to understand and follow. The one fiduciary responsibility that has received the most attention since the Department of Labor's 408(b)(2) fee regulations went into effect is 401(k) plan fees. "There are three key questions employers should ask about their 401k plan fees. First, what is your total plan cost? Second, how are...

2014-08-01 23:01:49

Mangrove Software, a leading provider in enterprise Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions in the cloud, has announced a strategic partnership with Transamerica, the front-runner of customized retirement plan solutions for small to large organizations. This newly formed business relationship strengthens Mangrove’s ability to offer its clients a seamless cloud-based application for HR Management, Payroll, Time and Attendance, Recruiting, and 401k Management. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB)...

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...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'