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The 2018 Excellence & Innovation Awards

Publication Date : October 29, 2018

Feature stories

P&I celebrates DC innovators

DC plans give some employees a first chance at retirement savings and others provide a better chance for savings.

2 from University of California get a hand from IRS in quest to reduce fees

The University of California cut fees by about 25% in its defined contribution plans and, among other things, simplified investment lineups.

She challenged the workforce with strategy they couldn’t resist

Synopsys launched an eight-question interactive quiz to increase participant engagement with the company's 401(k) plan.

Taking steps to make sure retirees had options needed to keep the income flowing

International Paper Co. added a long-bond option and an annuity option to its 401(k) plans to ensure post-retirement income.

Leaving no stone unturned, she made sure participants received all their answers

Annual financial education sessions are mandatory for employees at Package Pavement Inc.

Oregon treasurer, in from the start, follows through on auto-IRA plan

Oregon Treasurer Tobias Reed led the implementation of the first state-based auto-IRA program.

Hilton uses a personal touch to get participants involved

Hilton used record-keeper data to pinpoint communications to groups of employees to boost their savings rates.

‘Financial fitness boot camp’ puts troops on the right road to retirement

Financial wellness boot camps have helped employees at two national laboratories improve savings and reduce financial stress.

Judging the Excellence & Innovation Awards

More than a dozen judges worked together to evaluate entries in the 2018 Excellence & Innovation Awards.