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- 401k Missing Participants
- 401k Participant Transition Management
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- Auto Portability
- Automatic Rollovers
- ERISA Advisory Council
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Retirement Industry Thought Leadership
Learn from retirement industry thought leaders whose positions are consistent with RCH's on retirement savings portability and preserving America's retirement savings.
LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute issues their "Money In Motion" study, highlighting retirement savings flows, including the low levels of defined contribution transfers.
In March 2017, Northern Trust's Sabrina Bailey and Gaobo Pang released the study "The $10,000 Hurdle" which examines the much-improved outcomes that participants experience as their 401(k) accounts cross a $10,000 balance threshold. Bailey and Pang provide empirical evidence for the existence of the threshold, speculate about the behavioral dynamics at work, and finally, suggest means to accelerate asset accumulation, so that the threshold can be crossed earlier.
LIMRA's Secure Retirement Institute is promoting research that supports Auto Portability. LIMRA showcases the research in DConversations, including video from the 2016 Retirement Industry Conference, as well as multiple infographics providing important research.
On September 8th, EBRI and ICI jointly release the study "What Does Consistent Participation in 401(k) Plans Generate? Changes in 401(k) Balances, 2010-2014" revealing the significant, positive impact that consistent plan participation has on 401(k) plan balances.
In Northern Trust's research entitled "The Path Forward: Defined Contribution Plans Can Achieve More" Auto Portability is identified as one of two key DC plan features that will positively impact DC plan performance.
On May 5, 2016, LIMRA's Secure Retirement Institute (SRI) teamed up with Retirement Clearinghouse to present "Making Portability Work" to LIMRA's Retirement Industry Conference.
A February 2016 DCIIA Research Brief points to leakage as undermining retirement savings, citing the RCH / Boston Research Technologies Mobile Workforce Study.
DCIIA's President, CEO and retirement expert Lew Minsky weighs in on President Obama's retirement savings portability initiatives.