Top Five Misconceptions About Auto Portability

Auto Portability in the News

Browse the most comprehensive collection of articles in the media that feature auto portability.


Dec
15
2015

As 401(k) Cash Out Leakage Grows, So Does Need for Auto Portability

In his December 11th article in BenefitsPro (Addressing the Critical Problem of 401(k) Cash Outs), Nick Thornton draws much-needed attention to the magnitude of the 401(k) cash out leakage issue, due to the frictions associated with account portability when plan participants switch jobs. Thornton's article rightly emphasizes the need for automated portability similar to automatic enrollment and deferral increases - to effectively address the cash out problem.

Dec
11
2015

RCH in BenefitsPro: Addressing the critical problem of 401(k) cash-outs

BenefitsPro's Nick Thonrton quotes RCH's CEO Spencer Williams on the problem of plan leakage through cash outs.

Dec
01
2015

The unintended consequence of 401(k) auto-enrollment

Auto enrollment, codified in law by the Pension Protection Act of 2006, was drafted with the best of intentions to increase Americans' retirement savings but it has had the unintended consequence of impairing plan effectiveness. By proliferating small accounts in plans, auto enrollment has caused a decrease in average account balances throughout the U.S. retirement system. Adding to the urgency of this issue is the rising rate of auto enrollment adoption across defined contribution plans of all sizes, but particularly among larger plans.

Nov
16
2015

RCH EVP Tom Johnson Talks Auto Portability with BlackRock's DCfocus

RCH EVP Tom Johnson sat down with BlackRock's DCfocus publication to discuss Auto Portability.

Oct
27
2015

401(k) Force Outs: Recycle v. Landfill

Every day, we are reminded that recycling is the responsible thing to do: from the recycling bins we walk by, to the paper we use, and the cans and bottles that we drink from. All of us would agree that conservation of our precious resources is critical, so we gladly pitch in and do our part.

Oct
09
2015

Bloomberg's Steverman Laments Rollover Battle, Lauds RCH Auto Portability

Bloomberg's Ben Steverman describes his personal challenges to rollover his 401(k) account to an IRA.

Oct
09
2015

RCH in EBN: A Blueprint for Lifetime Participation in 401(k) Plans

Spencer Williams identifies portability as the solution plan sponsors should embrace.

Oct
02
2015

Forbes, Next Avenue Cover WISER's Forum on Auto Portability

Forbes and Next Avenue contributor Kerry Hannon covers WISER's 9-30 Forum "The Leading Edge - Auto Portability: A Solution to Prevent Cash Outs & Preserve 401(k) Assets."

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Top Five Misconceptions About Auto Portability