The retirement industry is filled with terminology that can be extremely difficult for the average person to understand. Not to mention regulatory measures are constantly changing. How do you keep up with all of these different factors?

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These credited news sources will keep you in the loop about what is new with 401k plans and the retirement industry.

  1. ASPPA

ASPPA is a non-profit professional organization with two major goals: to educate retirement plan professionals, and to create a framework of public policy that gives every working American the ability to have a comfortable retirement.

They post daily news articles on what is going on within the retirement industry, including at the legislative level.

2. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS)


The IRS provides a large amount of free and public resources, including forms and articles regarding filing, credits & reductions, payments, and refunds.

3. fi360


fi360 helps financial intermediaries use prudent fiduciary practices to profitably gather, grow, and protect investors’ assets.

Since 1999, fi360 has been providing innovative solutions to financial services providers, including the AIF® and AIFA® designation programs, the fi360 Toolkit™ software, and fi360 Fiduciary Score®.



PLANSPONSOR is an information and solutions resource for America’s retirement benefits decision makers. Their news includes information on administration, benefits, compliance, and participants. They also host national conferences and webinars.

5. 401k Specialist Magazine


401(k) Specialist is exclusively dedicated to equipping retirement plan advisors with the vision, specialized knowledge and cutting-edge technology that are vital to their success in a dynamic marketplace, in order to ensure a secure retirement for hardworking Americans through the 401(k) savings vehicle.

They provide daily news articles regarding the 401(k) industry, including information on fiduciaries, rollovers, and investments.

6. Benefits Pro


Benefits Pro is designed to provide benefits brokers, benefits managers and retirement advisors the news, resources and tools they need.

7. US News Money


U.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform publisher of news and information.

US News Money provides the latest business news and financial news on the market and economy. Look to them them for financial advice to wisely invest and manage your personal finances to pay for college, retirement, buying a car, and more.

8. Forbes Retirement


Forbes is a well-known an American business magazine that features original articles on finance, industry, investing, and marketing topics.

Forbes’ Retirement section provides breaking retirement coverage and top headlines within the retirement industry.

9. MarketWatch


MarketWatch offers advice for retirement planning including articles on 401K retirement plans and investing.

They also provide business news, personal finance information, real-time commentary and investment tools and data.

10. Employee Benefits News


Benefit professionals rely on Employee Benefits News in order to navigate the complexities of employee benefit planning and delivery.

They have sections dedicated to retirement, exchanges, and technology.

11. BenefitsLink


BenefitsLink‘s purpose is to support the people who administer, give compliance advice about, design, make policy for, or otherwise are concerned with, employee benefit plans in the United States sponsored by either private or governmental employers.

Information on their website is designed to help people working directly or as service-providers for employers of all sizes.

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