This is a pretty exciting time in the DC marketplace. Years of work from a number of different quarters seem to be finally beginning to coalesce on the notion of sanely “decumulating” assets from DC plans. I wonder if a measure of this all may not be the growing catalog of acronyms associated with annuities,
Section 109 of the SECURE Act enables something called “Portability of Lifetime Income Options.” It is one of those fundamental building blocks with which -regrettably or not, depending on your view of things- all benefit professionals and all plan sponsors will have to eventually deal. Given that it is effective now, there is some urgency in understanding this thing. One of the challenges is that annuities within Defined Contribution plans are not generally well understood.
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