Employer Bulletin: Your Plan Administration Resource

Plan Administration Highlights

Plan Administration Highlights

Below are quick tips and reminders to help with plan administration within EZLink. If you need assistance while using EZLink, please contact our Plan Sponsor Services team. We'll be glad to help.

Adopt or Change Online Features
Plan sponsors can adopt or change existing online plan features such as plan e-Delivery and online deferral changes with the Online Services Change Form. To locate the form, click Forms & Publications (top right of main landing page). Click on the Download Forms tab, and then select the Online Services Change Form

Viewing Current EZLink Users
To view EZLink users and their access options, click the arrow next to View Plan for the plan you wish to view. At the top right, click on Reports. Then under Plan Reports, you will see Reports Summary, which will allow you to see your EZLink users. As a reminder, if you need to update access to EZLink, please submit your request using the EZLink Access Form. To locate the form, click Forms & Publications (top right of main landing page). Click on the Download Forms tab, and then select the EZLink Access Form.

Steps Toward Retirement Legislation in 2019
Washington Perspective:

Steps Toward Retirement Legislation in 2019

The 116th Congress is devoting substantial bi-partisan, bicameral effort to pass retirement legislation in 2019, building on efforts in recent years to identify practical enhancements to the retirement system. We outline key features in the legislation.
Public Sector Workforce 2030 Summit

Public Sector Workforce 2030 Summit

Together, the Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SLGE), the National League of Cities (NLC), and ICMA-RC will host a summit to equip state and local government leaders with new tools and ideas to plan for the public sector workforce of the future.
Vantagepoint PLUS Fund Reporting Changes
Fund Update:

Vantagepoint PLUS Fund Reporting Changes

With a continued focus on making information related to the Vantagepoint PLUS Fund clearer and easier to understand, we are pleased to announce a number of upcoming changes.
Market Overview and Outlook
Investing Snapshot:

Market Overview and Outlook

The Vantagepoint Investment Advisers team discusses the financial markets’ performance over the past quarter and potential upcoming activity in the second quarter of 2019.
Submitting Documents to ICMA-RC
EZLink Tip of the Month:

Submitting Documents to ICMA-RC

Did you know there are several ways for you to send documents to ICMA-RC’s Plan Sponsor Services team?
Mark Your Calendar

Mark Your Calendar

Plan ahead for the events and holidays listed below. Please visit the website of the sponsoring organizations for details and up-to-date information on the events. Click here for a printable PDF of events occurring in 2019.

June 4 - 5, 2019

The SPARK Institute, Inc., (SPARK Institute)
SPARK National Conference
Fairfax, VA

July 4, 2019

Independence Day
ICMA-RC and the New York Stock Exchange are closed. No transactions, financial or non-financial, will occur on this day. See details.*

Sept. 2, 2019

Labor Day
ICMA-RC and the New York Stock Exchange are closed. No transactions, financial or non-financial, will occur on this day. See details.*

Sept. 8 - 11, 2019

National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA)
Annual Conference
New Orleans, LA

Sept. 26 - 27, 2019

SLGE, National League of Cities, and ICMA-RC
Public Sector Workforce 2030 Summit: Planning for the Next Generation of State and Local Government Employees  
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Oct. 5 - 6, 2019

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF)
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Memorial Weekend
Every October, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation pays tribute to firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year. The event features programs and ceremonies for survivors, coworkers, and the public.
Emmitsburg, MD

Oct. 20 - 23, 2019

International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
Annual Conference
Nashville, TN

Oct. 20 - 26, 2019

National Retirement Security Week
An annual national effort to encourage Americans to save for retirement. Watch for more information on this event from ICMA-RC.

Nov. 20 - 23, 2019

National League of Cities (NLC)
City Summit
San Antonio, TX