Archived Insight | March 24, 2020

Coronavirus' Effects on Retirement Plans: Currents Q1 2020

This issue of Currents examines the sobering numbers behind the coronavirus' affect on retirement plans, while also providing a roundup of investment and compliance news for the first quarter of 2020.

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What's in this issue

The coronavirus may weigh the heaviest on the minds of investors and plan sponsors, but plenty of other news transpired during Q1 2020. Included in this issue are:

  • The rising popularity of ESG investing
  • The SECURE Act signed into law
  • Plan mergers under the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)

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