Currents

Important News for Trustees and Administrators

In Currents, Segal summarizes on one page the key developments that trustees and administrators of multiemployer retirement plans need to know.

You can use Currents to keep on top of investment trends, compliance news and more.

Easy to print and pass along, Currents is a perfect resource for trustee meetings and your fund office.

If you’d like a hand interpreting the information, get in touch.


Get the Latest Issue: First Quarter 2019

The First Quarter 2019 Currents covers:

  • Volatility in the Markets — Volatility returned to markets in 2018. U.S. equities faced headwinds from trade concerns and rising interest rates, while non-U.S. equities, including emerging markets, were hurt by a strong U.S. dollar (USD) and global trade worries.
  • Investment Trends — Segal Marco Advisors, the investment solutions provider of The Segal Group, considers how investors can cope with market uncertainty and what tightening monetary policy might mean for markets. 
  • Compliance News — The 2019 Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) premium for multiemployer plans has increased to $29 per participant from $28 per participant. Limits for elective 401(k) and 457(b) contributions also increased, as did the annual 414(q) compensation threshold for highly compensated employees.

To discuss the implications of this information for your plan, contact us.


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Previous issues are available on the Currents Archive page.

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