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Trends & Insights - Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Thought Capital


Thought Capital

For Advisors

  • Commitment to the Future: 10 Years of The Principal 10 Best Companies (VF 1040)
    This white paper from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services and The Principal outlines winning companies' approach to employee financial security and how businesses can use this information to prepare for the decade ahead.
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  • Key Employees - Retirement Planning Concerns & Opportunities (BB 10628)
    When it comes to key employees and retirement planning, it's critical to remember this: Key employees' planning needs are not identical to those of other employees, and the same rules don't apply. Here's a comprehensive look at things to keep in mind when serving this segment of the population.
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For Employers

  • Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans White Paper - Plan Decisions and Changing Tax Conditions from ATRA 2012 (BB 10503)
    White paper offers a comprehensive look at what employers should take into consideration with recent tax changes - specifically ATRA 2012 - when determining whether a nonqualified deferred compensation plan is the best solution for their most highly valued employees.
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  • 2013 NQDC Participant Study
    Since 2008, the Principal Financial Group® has tracked the trends within the nonqualified deferred compensation plan (NQDC) market. This 2013 NQDC research spotlights into the attitudes and experiences of plan sponsors and participants regarding NQDC solutions.
    View White Paper (PDF) | For additional research information, go to www.principal.com/nqresearch
  • Key Employees - Retirement Planning Concerns & Opportunities (consumer version) (BB 10672)
    When it comes to key employees and retirement planning, it's critical to remember this: Key employees' planning needs are not identical to those of other employees, and the same rules don't apply. Here are some things employers can keep in mind when working to meet the needs of this population.
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  • Total View 2011 Retirement Trends Report (PQ 5265N)
    The Principal's seventh annual retirement plans trend publication includes updated trends about nonqualified deferred compensation, including participant profiles and increased average deferred percentages and employer contributions.
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  • Video Series
    Market yourself and educate new and prospective plan sponsors with these five- to seven-minute videos.

For additional thought capital on qualified retirement plans, investments or other topics, visit the Principal Research Center, on www.principal.com.

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Research

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  • 2013 NQDC Survey Results - Plan Sponsors & Plan Participants Select Findings
    Research from The Principal® spotlights participants' experiences with nonqualified deferred compensation plans. Learn which factors drive satisfaction with these benefits, how deferral decisions are made and the role of these plans in retirement readiness for key employees.
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