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Author Archives: Robyn Kurdek

Robyn Kurdek

Plan Sponsors: Don’t Forget Those Annual Plan Notices

Plan Sponsors

Plan Sponsors: Don’t Forget Those Annual Plan Notices. The 2017 plan year is winding down, so it’s a good time for defined contribution plan sponsors to look ahead and determine ...

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Thinking About Managed Accounts? Read This First

Managed Account

  Thinking About Managed Accounts? Professionally managed accounts are being touted by 401(k) providers as the next best investment option since target date funds (TDFs). While they have their merits ...

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Financial Wellness Key To Improving Retirement Outcomes

Financial Wellness

Financial Wellness Key To Improving Retirement Outcomes. It’s no secret Americans are stressed out about money, and that it’s having a negative impact on their workplace performance. What’s more, their ...

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Video Fosters Engagement, Excitement for Benefits – 401ktv

Video Fosters Engagement

Video Fosters Engagement, Excitement for Benefits. When communicating about employee benefits, video is the way to go. That’s according to a recent blog post from Benefitfocus, which says that video ...

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Re-Enrollment: Know The Risks

re-enrollment

Re-Enrollment: Know The Risks. Retirement plan sponsors are embracing re-enrollment as a way to help ensure participants have sufficient asset allocations and deferral rates. More than 22% of plan ...

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Roth 401(k) Catching On with Younger Workers

Roth 401(k) Catching On With Younger Workers

Roth 401(k) Catching On with Younger Workers. Growing numbers of workers — especially younger ones — are contributing to Roth 401(k)s. If you don’t currently offer this option in your ...

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Plan Design: Simpler Flexibility Encourages Engagement

Plan Design Simpler Flexibility

Plan Design; Simpler Flexibility Encourages Engagement. Employees are more engaged with their employer-sponsored retirement plans, resulting in higher account balances and increased contributions and deferral rates. In addition, workers have ...

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