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Consolidation Corner Blog
Consolidation Corner is the Retirement Clearinghouse (RCH) blog, and features the latest articles and bylines from our executives, addressing important retirement savings portability topics.
Why Consolidation Should Top the List of Initiatives for Plan Sponsors in 2018
Today, it’s commonly-accepted practice for retirement plan sponsors to focus on three major initiatives to promote retirement adequacy: participation, saving and diversification. While these three initiatives are proven, an emerging best practice is for plan sponsors to expand this list, incorporating consolidation, where plan participants are encouraged to consolidate balances from former employers’ plans, using their current-employer’s plan to manage their retirement savings.
The Massive Explosion of Small 401(k) Accounts
The Growing Problem of Small Accounts and How to Defuse It
Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late: Prepare Now for Year-End 401(k) Plan Terminations
To educate sponsors in understanding the basics of terminating 401(k) plans, Retirement Clearinghouse has prepared a three-part video series.
The Exit Bonus Employers Never Intended to Pay
Without seamless plan-to-plan portability in place to preserve retirement savings when a participant changes jobs, many employers are unwittingly paying “exit bonuses” to terminated employees that they may never have intended to pay.
Five Ways to Make Retirement Savings Portability a Priority in 2018
As the end of 2017 approaches, here are five actions that a plan sponsor could take to facilitate retirement savings portability and significantly improve their plans in 2018.
The Cashout Clock is Still Ticking: Let’s Stop It!
On May 12th, Retirement Clearinghouse announced the National Retirement Savings Cashout Clock, a virtual clock that calculates 2017 year-to-date cashout leakage from America’s defined contribution system in real time.
Small Accounts: The Root of Many Problems
Auto Portability is the Most Effective Weed Killer
A Big Step Forward for Auto Portability
Auto portability is now live in America's defined contribution system, implemented by Retirement Clearinghouse and Conduent HR Services for the benefit of a mega plan sponsor's participants.