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Newly Approved Longevity Annuities Hit Snag: Wednesday's Retirement Scan
Our daily roundup of retirement news your clients may be thinking about.
Why your 401(k) isn't likely to offer a 'longevity annuity'
Many employer-sponsored 401(k) plans are unlikely to include longevity annuities, even though the federal rules now allow the plans to offer such financial options, according to a survey. The fiduciary responsibility of selecting annuity options from hundreds of products that insurers offer poses a big concern among employers. Companies are also worried about the administrative complications that may arise from the plan's decision to get new record keepers, or the worker's transfer to a new employer.  --MSN Money   more »
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