New York, NY, February 04, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Congress, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts announced today that M. Palmer Whitney, National Managing Director, Nonprofit Market of MassMutual Retirement Services Division will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming event entitled: “Untangling Your 403(b)”. This 2-hour webcast is scheduled on March 4, 2009, Wednesday, at 3:00pm to 5:00pm (ET). (For further details of the event, please visit: http://knowledgecongress.org/event_2008_403b.html)
The 403(b) retirement plan was designed to help employees of educational, charitable institutions, and non-profit organizations to properly allocate their retirement savings plans. The money invested grows tax-free until it matures upon retirement by the employee. It is imperative for both employees and employer to fully understand the significance of maintaining and managing their savings now to gear up for the future. But how can the affected individuals and institutions cope with the new requirements? What are the issues that need to be addressed?
Find out in this Live webcast. Produced by The Knowledge Congress, a panel of distinguished experts and key regulators will help the public understand the coverage of 403bs and the ways to manage its repercussions, including best practices.
About Palmer Whitney
Palmer Whitney serves the ERISA 403(b) retirement plan market on behalf of MassMutual’s Retirement Services Division based in Springfield, Massachusetts. In this role, he supports hospitals and healthcare organizations, private education, associations and other 501(c) (3) non-profit organizations. Mr. Whitney is a recognized nonprofit industry leader in plan design, communication and education, and assessing and serving the retirement plan needs of the nonprofit market.
Prior to joining MassMutual in 2005, Mr. Whitney served as director of tax-exempt business development for the Principal Financial Group. He has more than 15 years of experience serving the retirement plan needs of the nonprofit market.
Mr. Whitney is a graduate of the University of Maine in Orono and holds his Series 6 and 63 registrations. He is a registered FINRA representative as well as a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA).
Founded in 1851, MassMutual is a mutually-owned financial protection, accumulation and income Management Company headquartered in Springfield, Mass. MassMutual’s Retirement Services Division has been serving retirement plans for more than 60 years. The company offers a full range of products and services for corporate, union, nonprofit and governmental employers' defined benefit, defined contribution and nonqualified deferred compensation plans, and serves approximately one million participants.
MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) [of which Retirement Services is a division] and its affiliated companies and sales representatives. MassMutual and its subsidiaries had more than $500 billion in assets under management at year-end 2007. Assets under management include assets and certain external investment funds managed by MassMutual's subsidiaries.
About The Knowledge Congress
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