Monthly Archives: April 2012

The State of Your Retirement: 5 Articles that tell it like it is

It’s not always easy to hear, but the truth is that many of us are further from retirement than we think. Whether it’s because Social Security is not so secure, or because your employer fails to provide the best possible … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

3 Great Op-Eds on health insurance

Health insurance, dentist shortages and patient responsibility. Continue reading

Posted in Dental, Health, Health & Welfare, Health Reform, Voluntary Benefits

Court Rules on Eligibility of Benefits for University Employees (from PLANSPONSOR)

A court found that University of Chicago employees were not eligible for retirement plan benefits based on their part-time status. Continue reading

Posted in Executive Benefits, Non Qualified Retirement Plans, Qualified Retirement Plans, Retirement, Retirement Plans

Top 4 Titles in Health Care Court Debate

Take a peak at four great resources on the ongoing Health Care Court decision. Courtly Battle in Health-Care Case (Wall Street Journal) The fight over President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul has featured nearly three years of name-calling and shouting matches. … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Health & Welfare, Health Reform, Uncategorized

Health care costs projected to increase less than 10% (from Employee Benefit News)

Read the original article here. Cost increases for health care are perhaps finally slowing down, with employer health benefit expenditures not expected to increase in 2012 at the same explosive growth in recent years. Costs for all types of medical … Continue reading

Posted in Executive Benefits, Health, Health & Welfare, Health Reform

Tussey v Abb Inc. (from Lockton Compannies)

Download the full pdf here: April 17, 2012 Tussey vs ABB

Posted in Executive Benefits, Non Qualified Retirement Plans, Qualified Retirement Plans, Retirement, Retirement Plans

Audit Concerns For 403(b) Plan Sponsors: Year Two (From Lockton Companies)

Most 403(b) plan sponsors have now completed their second round of governmental filings and independent plan audits under the regulations that went into effect on January 1, 2009. Since these requirements are still relatively new, plan sponsors continue to run … Continue reading

Posted in Executive Benefits, Non Qualified Retirement Plans, Qualified Retirement Plans, Retirement, Retirement Plans