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In an effort to assist individuals and companies in implementing provisions of the Act, the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) began publishing in September 2010 a series of FAQs. We’ve chosen a few of them to highlight in this white paper.
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Friday, May 17, 2013
Why can’t you offer employees a way they can use their cell phone or other mobile device to participate in their retirement plan, improving individual retirement outcomes and key plan metrics? You can, says Fred Greenstein, CEO of iJoin, a company that offers this technology to retirement plan advisors, institutional investment firms, and very large employers.
Monday, May 06, 2013
Like many Americans, Dr. Samir Qamar believes that the U.S. healthcare system needs some help. His perspective, though, comes from a different place. He is a primary care doctor. And, rather than simply complaining about the current medical mess, Qamar is doing something about it.
Friday, April 19, 2013
What are the common traits that make a sales compensation specialist successful? And how do the traits of a compensation specialist differ from those of someone who wants to work with sales compensation? We posed these questions to the head of a sales compensation practice who provided 9 characteristics shared by those who are the best at their jobs—and also outlined the benefits of taking on the role of a sales compensation specialist.
Monday, April 01, 2013
In recent years, bonus payments have been focused on performance. You may have spent considerable time and effort coming up with appropriate measures and metrics to support management’s efforts at paying just the right amounts to the right individuals. But now, technology and innovation have come to the rescue.
Friday, March 15, 2013
We asked David Van de Voort, a compensation principal at Buck Consultants, to shed some light on how things have changed in employee compensation in recent years.
Friday, March 01, 2013
One of the primary reasons to offer employee benefits is to retain top-performing employees. When those top employees are literally at the top of the corporate pyramid--the company's executive level--keeping them in place is critical to ongoing success. Allowing them to invest in the 401(k) plan is great, but it is generally not enough to maintain their interest and keep them from walking away.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
By Scott R. Rain, J.D.
In order to maintain their current standard of living, many studies estimate that individuals will need anywhere between 70% and 80 % of their pre-retirement income. While we can discuss the pros and cons of the Social Security system and what type of benefit individuals can expect to receive, it is more important to examine retirement savings programs for small business owners that can be controlled.
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