Surveys Reveal Sponsors’ 2012 Focus

Two recent surveys indicate that plan sponsors have shifted their attention from simply raising participation rates, to broader and more fundamental topics involving retirement plan participants.

Retirement readiness is high priority

Deloitte’s Annual 401(k) Benchmarking Survey, 2011 Edition found that only 15% of plan sponsors think that most employees will be financially prepared for retirement. About 85% responded that only some or very few employees will be financially secure.