DB plans greatly outperformed DC plans in 2008, but DC plans rebounded in 2009, Towers Watson finds

Rates of return for defined benefit (DB) pension plans outperformed those for defined contribution (DC) plans –predominately 401(k) plans –in 2008 by the widest margin since the beginning of the decade, according to an analysis of more than 2,000 plan sponsors by Towers Watson. However, DC plans outperformed DB plans in 2009, the study found. […]

Benefits Update – March 2011

From the editors of CCH’s BENE and BAN products, here are hot topics from recent Employee Benefits Management Directions newsletters as well as recent explanatory updates in Employee Benefits Management. Also included are recent explanatory updates to the Benefits Answers Now product. If you have any comments/suggestions concerning the information provided or the format used, […]

Benefits Update – February 2011

From the editors of CCH’s BENE and BAN products, here are hot topics from recent Employee Benefits Management Directions newsletters as well as recent explanatory updates in Employee Benefits Management. Also included are recent explanatory updates to the Benefits Answers Now product. If you have any comments/suggestions concerning the information provided or the format used, […]

Benefits Update – January 2011

From the editors of CCH’s BENE and BAN products, here are hot topics from recent Employee Benefits Management Directions newsletters as well as recent explanatory updates in Employee Benefits Management. Also included are recent explanatory updates to the Benefits Answers Now product. If you have any comments/suggestions concerning the information provided or the format used, […]