Monthly Archives: June 2011

Nonqualified plans – Executive Decision

This tip from Plan Adviser points to a study showing the number of middle managers participating in non qualified plans jumped from 17 percent to 36 percent in order to cover gaps in 401k funding. If an employer you advise … Continue reading

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Five things that confuse employers about QDIAs

Sticking with the default investment rather than pursuing  QDIAs? This is a great summary of some aspects that can help you be more discerning from Plan Adviser. – Eric Five things that confuse employers about QDIAs James Yang Plan sponsors … Continue reading

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The Benefit Blog Named Top 10 in Compensation and Benefits

Much thanks to HR Daily Advisor for the honor! – Eric The following from HR Daily Adviser: We’ve scoured the blogosphere to find the best resources in Compensation and Benefits. Below are the top 10 blogs that we’re following. Although … Continue reading

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Second Appellate Panel Hears Arguments on Health Care Law

What do you think the end result will be? Is it lawful and constitutional to mandate Americans carry health coverage? The Second Appellate Court is prepping for the debate now, and it will have implications for individuals and businesses alike. … Continue reading

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Lockton Expert Testifies on Capitol Hill to Share Views on Health Reform Law

Lockton Expert Testifies on Capitol Hill to Share Views on Health Reform Law “Place yourself in the shoes of employers that supply valued health coverage to 160 million of us,” suggests Lockton’s Fensholt to a Subcommittee of the U.S. House … Continue reading

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Extension of Applicability and Transition Dates for Plan Sponsor and Plan Participant Disclosure Rules

DOL Tries to Make it Official Extension of Applicability and Transition Dates for Plan Sponsor and Plan Participant Disclosure Rules   Last week the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) announced its official intention to delay the applicability date … Continue reading

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The obesity crisis and its effect on the workplace

Talking “weight” with your associates is never easy. However, the obesity crisis continues to drive up health care costs, so addressing the problem is necessary. Take a look at some information on the crisis and how to address it in … Continue reading

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