PRC In the News
07/20/11|Pensions & Investments

Borzi: Final fiduciary rule might not be issued until 2012

The Department of Labor’s new fiduciary rule might not be released until 2012, Phyllis Borzi, assistant secretary of labor for the EBSA, said Wednesday.

PRC In the News
07/18/11|Business Insider

Are Americans Saving Enough for Retirement?

Have retirement accounts balances rebounded from the financial crisis?

PRC In the News
07/17/11|News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)

How can heirs handle my retirement funds?

Q: What happens if my wife, age 70, predeceases me, and when I pass away there is still a sizable balance in my existing rollover IRA and 403(b)?

Press Release

As Deficit Reduction Debate Rages, Groups Tell Congress to “Halt the Assault on Retirement Security”

WASHINGTON – While Congress fights over how to cut the federal budget deficit, 28 national organizations sent a letter to key members of Congress today, warning that proposed cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and traditional pensions would harm the retirement security of millions of retirees.  The letter marks the launch of a new campaign to […]

PRC In the News
07/12/11|BNA Pension & Benefits Daily

Anticipated IRS Guidance on Church Plans May Be ‘Too Little, Too Late

A much-anticipated revenue procedure pertaining to church plans, which is in clearance at the Treasury Department, may be, as one practitioner described it, ‘‘too little, too late’’ for participants who have lost pension benefits they expected they would receive.

PRC In the News
07/12/11|Financial Planning

Most Americans Expect to Work During Their Retirement: Study

Americans are expecting to retire later and work throughout it, according to a study sponsored by SunAmerica Financial Group in collaboration with Age Wave.

PRC In the News
07/10/11|Washington Post

On 401(k) plans, the less choice the better

A friend who works in finance for a small business recently complained to me that few of the employees participate in his company’s 401(k) plan.

PRC In the News
07/07/11|Wall Street Journal

401(k) Law Suppresses Saving for Retirement

A 2006 law designed to boost employees’ retirement-savings is having the opposite effect for some people.

Blogs & Newsletters

PBGC urges bankruptcy court to protect pensions for Harry & David employees

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) recently announced that it has asked a bankruptcy court to continue the company’s defined benefit pension plan, siding with the employees and retirees of Harry & David Holdings Inc. The food and fruit gift basket company is currently in Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is attempting to terminate its underfunded […]

PRC In the News
07/05/11|Fiduciary News

Momentum Builds to Place IRAs Under Fiduciary Umbrella

Phyllis Borzi took on opponents of the DOL’s new fiduciary definition when she bluntly said, “the level of protection in the IRA marketplace for people against financial conflicts of interest is of concern.”