False and exaggerated information about the environmental, social and governance (ESG) merits of investment options have gotten the attention of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Plan sponsors: are you sure you know what’s… Read Moreabout Greenwashing?
A rising market is no longer a sure bet—and that, of course, makes retirement plan participants uneasy. It’s human nature to look for someone to blame for losses. When retirement is not secure, who’s… Read Moreabout Blame: How About The Plan Sponsor?
Market Volatility and Retirement Plans Market volatility makes everyone nervous. Retirement industry executives suggest that now is a great time for plan sponsors to double down on efforts to communicate and share educational information with… Read Moreabout Market Volatility and Retirement Plans
Security leaders are advising businesses to tighten up basic cybersecurity practices and protocols, observing that malicious actors are exploiting fundamentally weak controls to break into businesses and wreak havoc with data and accounts. Welcoming… Read Moreabout Weak Controls: Threat Actors Welcome
There are state, federal, and even international laws governing the notification processes that must be followed following a cyber incident that compromises data. Businesses of all sizes are obligated to adhere to the laws…. Read Moreabout Data Breach Notification Laws?
Though not a widespread issue, employers who delay or fail to make the appropriate contributions to the retirement plan are a concern for all. Accordingly, the U.S. Department of Labor has issued a list… Read Moreabout Warning Signs: Contribution Fraud?