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3 Types of Automatic Enrollment in Plans

Employers and lawmakers have long grappled with how to increase employee participation in company-sponsored retirement plans. While participation has risen in recent years, especially at larger companies that have implemented automatic enrollment, the Department of Labor has estimated that 30% of eligible workers still do not contribute to a 401k account. And many others do not


Funding Strategies to Facilitate a Pension Termination

As Congress continues to struggle with setting annual federal budgets, pension plans are increasingly looked at as an alternative source of government revenue. While the Pension Protection Act of 2006 was once considered the definitive law to secure the private pension system, lawmakers since have repeatedly eased pension funding requirements while enacting a series of