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PSCA honors the winners of its annual Signature Award competition at its National Conference today. The Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA), part of the American Retirement Association (ARA), is pleased to announce the winners of its 2022 Signature Awards – the nation’s pre-eminent retirement plan communication recognition.   PSCA’s Signature... Read More >>
This prestigious award is given annually to individuals for their noteworthy contributions to the defined contribution industry. Arlington, VA (April 5, 2022) – Nancy Gerrie and Robert C. Merton will each be awarded the Plan Sponsor Council of America’s 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award at its National Conference on April 28, 2022, in Phoenix, AZ.  ... Read More >>
PSCA’s latest survey shows that a record number of employees are eligible for and participating in 401(k) plans, and employers are increasing default deferral limits, likely spurred by the 2019 SECURE Act provisions. Arlington, VA (Dec. 15, 2021) – Several factors impacted and shaped the 2020 retirement plan year – the pandemic and ensuing... Read More >>
Organizations also looking to financial professionals to help enhance employee retirement plan education.  More non-profit organizations with 403(b) retirement plans are prioritizing retirement income options in 2022, with the number of plan sponsors citing guaranteed income as a top priority more than doubling since last year, according to a new ... Read More >>
Automatic enrollment likely key to more workers contributing to their retirement plans than ever before. Despite COVID-19 hitting nonprofit organizations particularly hard last year, nonprofit workers participated in 403(b) retirement plans at the highest level since tracking began in 2008, according to an annual 403(b) Plan Survey from the Plan... Read More >>
A bingo game provides financial wellness materials in a fun and encouraging way. Arlington, VA (August 17, 2021) – The Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA) has launched a new campaign to help plan participants take a moment to focus on their finances in a fun and engaging way. PSCA, part of the American Retirement Association (ARA), is the... Read More >>
New research from PSCA illuminates common plan committee practices.   Arlington, VA (June 2, 2021) – If there was ever a meeting that couldn’t be replaced with an email, it’s that of a retirement plan committee, and while those structures are as varied as the companies that sponsor them, a new survey by the Plan Sponsor Council of America uncovers... Read More >>
In a Year of Virtual Learning, PSCA Awards Highlight Importance of Creative Retirement Plan Education Methods Exemplary retirement plan education campaigns honored in 7 categories. Arlington, VA (April 12, 2021) – During the COVID-19 pandemic, traditional means, mediums, and messages of retirement plan education and communication had to undergo... Read More >>
In the wake of the pandemic, industry-leading benchmarking survey will offer new insights on HSA plan design and practices. Arlington, VA (March 16, 2021) – The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified attention on American workers’ health and retirement – and a new survey fielded by the Plan Sponsor Council of America, part of the American Retirement... Read More >>
Amidst an extraordinarily challenging work and economic environment, new research from the Plan Sponsor Council of America (part of the American Retirement Association) finds growing engagement in non-qualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plans. Two-thirds of eligible employees participate in their organization’s NQDC plan, deferring an average... Read More >>