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  1. American Benefits Council calls for simplified retirement approach from Washington

    trueEmployers need more flexibility and simplicity in providing retirement and other benefits, officials with the American Benefits Council said Tuesday as they unveiled a strategic plan for where employee benefits should be in 2020.

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  2. Sonepar USA names new retirement program manager

    trueAnnette Grabow was hired as retirement program manager for Sonepar USA, a subsidiary of France's Sonepar Group, a distributor of electrical products.

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  3. Cherokee Nation Businesses seeks DC consultant

    trueCherokee Nation Businesses is searching for an investment consultant for its four 401(k) plans.

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  4. Heidrick & Struggles taps manager of global benefits

    trueIra Finn was named manager of global benefits for Heidrick & Struggles International Inc., an executive search firm.

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  5. 401(k)/IRA balances for those near retirement decline in 2013 from 2010

    trueHouseholds approaching retirement had lower 401(k)/IRA balances in 2013 than 2010, a brief from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College said.

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  6. Minnesota College Savings Plan boosts investment options

    trueMinnesota College Savings Plan added seven investment options, all managed by TIAA-CREF.

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  7. U.S. worker pension coverage over the last 30 years

    trueSince 1983, the number of U.S. workers covered only by a defined benefit pension plan has fallen to 17% from 62% in 2013, according to an issue brief released by the Center for Retirement Research released Monday.

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  8. Retirement tax incentives called 'out of whack'

    trueSenate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said at a hearing Tuesday that “something is out of whack” between the $140 billion in annual tax subsidies for retirement savings and the number of people who don’t have enough saved for retirement.

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  9. Think tank proposes new, minimum pension plan

    trueEmployers should be required to offer a minimum pension and contribute a minimum of 50 cents per hour worked for every employee into a retirement plan, said a report released Tuesday from Third Way, a public-policy think tank and advocacy organization based in Washington.

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  10. Treasury's Iwry urges more use of behavioral research in DC plans

    trueDefined contribution plan executives should pursue a “more robust” use of consumer finance behavior research lessons to help participants raise their retirement savings rates, the Treasury Department’s J. Mark Iwry said Tuesday.

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  11. Oregon task force recommends DC plan for private-sector employees

    trueAn Oregon task force recommended the state Legislature create a defined contribution plan for all Oregonians who lack access to a retirement plan at their workplaces.

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  12. Outcomes the key metric for target-date funds

    trueIn regard to the Aug. 18 Pensions & Investments' page 4 story, “Some target-date funds are boosting equities”:

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  13. Deadline nearing for 2015 Eddy Awards

    trueThe deadline for the annual Eddy Awards, sponsored by Pensions & Investments, is only one month away.

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  14. Westchester County 457 plan selects Centurion Group as consultant

    trueWestchester County Deferred Compensation Board, White Plains, N.Y., hired The Centurion Group as its first ongoing investment consultant.

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