The Retirement Income Challenge in 401(k) Plans: Overcoming Legal Obstacles

Plan sponsors have been concerned about their fiduciary responsibilities for the selection of insurance companies to provide guaranteed income in their defined contribution plans, such as 401(k) plans. The SECURE Act of 2019 created an easy-to-satisfy fiduciary safe harbor to protect plan sponsors and to facilitate insured retirement income in those plans.

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