Tag: retirement plans

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Employee Benefit Rules: Gifts That Keep On Giving

January 26, 2024

Via: HR Hero

With a new year underway, there are so many compliance-related items to consider relating to your employee benefit plans. The rules you’re supposed to comply with keep growing and growing—they seem like the gifts that keep on giving (and changing). […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How Saving for Retirement Will Be Different in 2024

January 17, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Planning for retirement can be a daunting task, especially with the introduction of new regulations. The SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022, which goes into effect on January 1, 2024, is the latest major overhaul of retirement planning laws in the […]


Communicating SECURE Act 2.0 Retirement Changes to Your Workforce

May 19, 2023

Via: HR Hero

A quick SECURE Act 2.0 summary is nearly impossible to give. Like the original 2019 SECURE Act, the goal of the update was to increase the number of companies offering retirement plans and to increase employees’ participation in those plans. […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

401(k) Auto-Enrollment Proves Popular

April 7, 2022


Legislation moving through Congress would prompt more employers to automatically enroll new employees in 401(k) or similar defined contribution retirement plans and to increase participants’ savings rates over time. Even without new mandates to do so, however, more employers are […]

Research, Software

How to Know When Your Defined Benefit Plan Is Ready to Prepare for Termination

June 4, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Employer-sponsored private-sector defined benefit (DB) plans have been on the decline for many years as U.S. employers have shifted to defined contribution (DC) retirement plans. Just 17% of private-sector employees had only a DB plan or both a DB and […]

Research, Software

Are Employees Putting Their Health and Wealth in the Parking Lot?

May 3, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Most of us have heard of the “parking lot” in business—the place where ideas not pertinent to a discussion get moved. With the perceived complexity of the health and wealth landscape, as well as the challenges facing employees for the […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Employers: Be Bold With Your Benefits

March 19, 2019

Via: Workforce

It is an exciting time for employee benefit professionals. Just a few years ago, we were consumed with legislative challenges and daunting health and retirement issues. Those issues haven’t gone away, of course, but there’s a newfound optimism around the […]


Connecticut to Implement Mandatory IRA Program

November 7, 2018


Сonnecticut announced that in January 2019 it will begin requiring private-sector employers without their own workplace-based retirement plans to enroll employees in individual retirement arrangements (IRAs) sponsored by the state. The requirement stems from legislation enacted in 2016 that is […]