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401(k) Plans: Labor and IRS Could Improve the Rollover Process for Participants
401(k) Plans: Labor and IRS Could Improve the Rollover Process for Participants
Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Mar 2013 United States Taxation, Savings, Investment - General, Countries - US
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has published its report on 401(k) plans entitled: "Labor and IRS Could Improve the Rollover Process for Participants". The report highlights that 401(k) plan participants separating from their employer should receive adequate, timely and balance information on what to do with their retirement plan savings.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2013 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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401(k) Plans: Issues Involving Securities Lending in Plan Investments
401(k) Plans: Issues Involving Securities Lending in Plan Investments
Government Accountability Office (GAO)
16 Mar 2011 United States Worldwide News, Investment - General, Countries - US
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has published its report on 401(k) plans entitled "Issues Involving Securities Lending in Plan Investments", which highlights the risks of securities lending with cash collateral reinvestment for 401(k) plan participants and plan sponsors.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2011 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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401(K) Plans: Certain Investment Options and Practices That May Restrict Withdrawals Not Widely Understood
401(K) Plans: Certain Investment Options and Practices That May Restrict Withdrawals Not Widely Unde
Government Accountability Office (GAO)
10 Mar 2011 United States Worldwide News, Investment - General, Countries - US
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has published its report on 401(k) plans entitled "Certain Investment Options and Practices That May Restrict Withdrawals Not Widely Understood", which shows that between 2007 and 2010, some 401(k) plan sponsors and participants were restricted from switching investment options or withdrawing money from their accounts.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2011 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Survey Results of the Nation's Largest Private Defined Benefit Plan Sponsors
Survey Results of the Nation's Largest Private Defined Benefit Plan Sponsors
Government Accountability Office (GAO)
30 Mar 2009 United States Scheme Issues & Trends, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Countries - US
As the number of defined benefit (DB) pension plans has declined substantially over the past two decades, there is a widespread concern that large DB plans covering many participants have modified, reduced, or otherwise frozen plan benefits. In this report, GAO examines what changes employers have made to their pension and benefit offerings, including to their defined contribution (DC) plans and health offerings over the last 10 years or so, and what changes employers might make with respect to their pensions in the future, and how these changes might be influenced by changes in pension law and other factors.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2009 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Low Defined Contribution Plan Savings May Pose Challenges to Retirement Security, Especially for Many Low-Income Workers
Private Pensions
Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Nov 2007 United States Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Savings
The latest survey by the Government Accountability Office has found that, regardless of age, DC account participation is low and the accounts of most workers are, at best, modest.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Nov 2007 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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