Mobile workforce (or job-changing participants) blog posts


Jul
27
2015

Consolidation: The Missing Piece of the Retirement Game Plan

Today, it's a commonly-accepted practice for plan sponsors to focus on three major initiatives in order to promote retirement adequacy: participation, saving and diversification. While these concepts are proven, the emerging best practice is to incorporate the principle of consolidation, so that plan sponsors will begin to focus on participation, consolidation, saving and diversification.

Jul
10
2015

Pitfalls Associated With Lost & Missing Participants

Collaborating with Retirement Clearinghouse, Boston Research Technologies completed groundbreaking research earlier this year on the mobile workforce and the job changer's attitudes and behavior regarding their 401(k) accounts during job transition.

Jun
16
2015

How to Make Mandatory Distributions More Fiduciary Friendly

Mandatory distributions from employer-sponsored plans are a creation of regulation's specifically, a section of ERISA that allows plan sponsors to distribute accounts with less than $5,000 out of a qualified plan and into a safe harbor IRA.

May
28
2015

Portability and the Mobile Work Force Webcast Recap

In conjunction with Boston Research Technologies, Retirement Clearinghouse (RCH) announced the findings of a groundbreaking research study on America's mobile workforce, providing insights into participant behaviors regarding retirement savings portability. The study offers plan sponsors with strategies to stem cashouts and to improve retirement outcomes.

Jan
11
2015

Add Consolidation To The Script For Improving Plan Metrics

Initiatives by employers to drive up savings and enrollment in their retirement plans over the past decade have generally followed the same three-pronged approach participate, save, diversify.

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