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Not-for-Profits Recognize Responsibility in Encouraging Positive Savings Behaviors

Most not-for-profit organizations believe they have a responsibility to encourage their employees to save for retirement, but only 10.6 percent of those organizations are able to measure potential participant outcomes as part of their retirement plans.  According to a new survey of 403(b) plan sponsors from the Plan Sponsor Council of America (... Read More >>

PSCA’s 57th Annual Survey Validates the Success of the Defined Contribution System

“The Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA) is pleased to see continued progress by millions of Americans who are saving for retirement in their employer-sponsored retirement plans, ” announced Robert Benish, PSCA Executive Director.  “Despite histrionics and uncertainly in the world around us, plan sponsors and their organizations are helping... Read More >>

IRS Announces 2015 Pension Plan Limitations

  The Internal Revenue Service has announced the cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for 2015. Many of the contribution limits increased this year including elective deferrals ($18,000), catch-up contributions ($6,000), limit for defined contribution plans ($53,000), the... Read More >>

PSCA's 2014 403(b) Plan Survey is Now Available

New Plan Sponsor Council of America survey finds streamlined platforms for do-it-myself investors Non-profit organizations that sponsor 403(b) plans  are simplifying investment platforms by streamlining the options available for investors.  According to the sixth annual Plan Sponsor Council of America's (PSCA) 2014 403(b) Plan Survey, more plans... Read More >>

Chairman Camp’s Proposal Raises Concerns for Retirement Security

2/27/2014 Contact:Ed FerrignoVice President, Washington AffairsPlan Sponsor Council of [email protected] Washington, DC (February 27, 2014) - The Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA) applauds Chairman Camp for introducing his discussion draft for tax reform yesterday.  The proposal is the foundation for a long and, hopefully,... Read More >>

Benchmarking Survey to Identify 403(b) Plan Best Practices and Key Trends

Non-profit organizations that sponsor 403(b) plans have an opportunity to find out how their retirement program compares to others across the nation by participating in the 2014 Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA) 403(b) Plan Survey.         The sixth annual survey, sponsored by the Principal Financial Group®, features relevant questions on key... Read More >>

DOMA Revisited Webinar

  Our Latest Webinar: DOMA Revisited:  What is the Impact on Retirement Plans?   Original Air Date:  February 11, 2014 PSCA was pleased to present an update on the repeal of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and its impact on Retirement Plans. In this interactive webinar you heard the answers to the following questions: What are... Read More >>

PSCA Joins Amicus Curiae Brief in Supreme Court ESOP Case

PSCA joined four other benefits associations on an amicus curiae brief in Fifth Third Bancorp v Dudenhoeffer. The Supreme Court is reviewing whether the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals “erred by holding that respondents were not required to plausibly allege in their complaint that the fiduciaries of an employee stock ownership plan abused their... Read More >>

PSCA Joins Group Letter on Death Master File Certification

PSCA joined 14 other organizations to urge the Department of Commerce to mitigate any harmful effects in the new certification program for accessing the Social Security Administration-produced Death Master File (DMF).  The DMF contains personal identification data of deceased persons.  It is widely used to administer various employer provided... Read More >>

David Booth, Chairman and Co-CEO of Dimensional Fund Advisors to Chair PSCA Investment Committee

  The Plan Sponsor Council of America (“PSCA”) is proud to announce that David Booth, chairman and co-CEO of Dimensional Fund Advisors, a global asset management firm, has been appointed chairman of the PSCA’s Investment Committee. In this capacity, David will assist leading Plan Sponsors and industry stakeholders as they apply the science of... Read More >>