EBRI's Research Establishes Auto Portability as a Leading Public Policy Initiative

Auto Portability - Public Policy

Learn more about retirement savings public policy positions related to Auto Portability.


Jan
22
2018

2 Important Retirement Plan Initiatives Moving Forward

With "Rothification" in the rear-view mirror in 2017, retirement savings policymakers have begun turning their attention to other, more-promising initiatives in 2018 -- namely, auto portability and missing participants.

Jan
11
2018

Two Retirement Public Policy Initiatives Moving Forward in 2018

Two retirement savings public policy initiatives – auto portability and the problem of missing participants – are very likely to see significant progress in 2018. Both initiatives enjoy strong bipartisan support, promise to streamline and strengthen America’s defined contribution system, and will preserve the retirement savings of millions of Americans by ensuring that their savings move forward when they change jobs.

Jan
08
2018

Could this simple proposal help boost retirement savings?

In his 1/8/18 article in the Journal of Accountancy, Lou Carlozo examines auto portability, which has the potential to "impact the retirement plans of millions for the better." Carlozo details the progress auto portability is making with the Department of Labor, referencing the July 2017 letter from Senate Republicans. Carlozo extensively quotes RCH President & CEO Spencer Williams, as well as other industry experts, on the positive outlook for auto portability and its potential for solving the 401(k) "leakage" problem.

Jan
02
2018

401k Specialist: Why Auto Portability Makes Everything Better

Great all by itself, auto portability also makes other retirement savings public policy initiatives a lot better.

Oct
18
2017

What To Do About Missing 401k Participants

RCH's Tom Hawkins examines the American Benefits Council's recent letter to the Department of Labor, pointing out the Council's understanding of the root causes of missing participants.

Oct
13
2017

Bringing Clarity to the Murky Problem of Missing Participants

The American Benefits Council delivered a letter to the Department of Labor (DoL), urging the DoL to act on the problem of unresponsive or missing participants.

Jul
19
2017

Lawmakers Request Guidance for Auto-Portability of Retirement Savings

PLANSPONSOR's Rebecca Moore reports on the letter from US Senator Tim Scott, urging Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to provide guidance on auto portability "as soon as possible."

Jul
19
2017

Robert L. Johnson Applauds US Senator Tim Scott for Letter to Labor Secretary Acosta

Robert L. Johnson applauds U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and ten Republican U.S. Senators for their letter urging U.S. Department of Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta to increase retirement savings opportunities for minority and working class Americans

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EBRI's Research Establishes Auto Portability as a Leading Public Policy Initiative