Marjorie Martin, FSPA, EA, MAAA

About Marjorie Martin, FSPA, EA, MAAA

Marjorie Martin is a Principal in the Knowledge Resource Center of Xerox HR Services. She consults on the design and administration of defined benefit and defined contribution retirement programs.
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    Renewed Focus on Access to Workplace Retirement Savings Programs; PBGC Premiums

Renewed Focus on Access to Workplace Retirement Savings Programs; PBGC Premiums

Volume 8 | Issue 31
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Despite a heavy emphasis during the first seven months of the year on health care, lawmakers in both

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    Fate of the Fiduciary Rule in Doubt; Update on Health Care Reform and CSRs

Fate of the Fiduciary Rule in Doubt; Update on Health Care Reform and CSRs

Volume 8 | Issue 23
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Start your engines! The fiduciary rule took off last week, one day after legislation was introduced to eliminate

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    Health Care Reform Held Up; Actions by Trump and Lawmakers Might Affect Retirement Landscape

Health Care Reform Held Up; Actions by Trump and Lawmakers Might Affect Retirement Landscape

Volume 8 | Issue 20
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Lawmakers hit the health care reform pause button pending further analysis. The president approved legislation wiping away DOL

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    Retirement and Compensation Legislation in Focus; Senators Mull Next Steps for Health Care Reform

Retirement and Compensation Legislation in Focus; Senators Mull Next Steps for Health Care Reform

Volume 8 | Issue 19
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Last week, Senators began what is bound to be a long legislative process of drafting a health care

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    Government Funding in Focus; Health Care and Retirement Reform in the Wings

Government Funding in Focus; Health Care and Retirement Reform in the Wings

Volume 8 | Issue 17
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A government shutdown was averted as President Trump reached his 100th day in office. In the nick of time, he

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    Trump Nixes DOL Rule; ACA Subsidies Threaten Gov’t Shutdown; Lifetime Income Disclosure and Student Debt in Focus

Trump Nixes DOL Rule; ACA Subsidies Threaten Gov’t Shutdown; Lifetime Income Disclosure and Student Debt in Focus

Volume 8 | Issue 15
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President Trump wiped off the books a DOL rule that made way for cities and counties to require

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    GOP Erodes Obama Legacy while Considering Next Steps for Health Care Reform

GOP Erodes Obama Legacy while Considering Next Steps for Health Care Reform

Volume 8 | Issue 13
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GOP lawmakers and President Trump took actions to strip away benefit and labor rules issued during former President

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    Health Care Reform, Fiduciary and Other Agency Rules Impacted by Trump’s Actions and Directives

Health Care Reform, Fiduciary and Other Agency Rules Impacted by Trump’s Actions and Directives

Volume 8 | Issue 05
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In this issue, we highlight significant actions taken by the president that have the potential to dramatically alter

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    New Congress Gears Up to Repeal ACA, Provide Relief for Retired Miners and Delay Fiduciary Rule

New Congress Gears Up to Repeal ACA, Provide Relief for Retired Miners and Delay Fiduciary Rule

Volume 8 | Issue 01
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Last week, members of the 115th Congress were sworn in and hit the ground running. They set the

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    Government Funding Secured with Support for Coal Miners; Comprehensive Health Care Bill Passed

Government Funding Secured with Support for Coal Miners; Comprehensive Health Care Bill Passed

Volume 7 | Issue 49
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Last week, President Obama signed legislation to provide continued short-term funding for government operations, protect certain retired coal miners’

President Obama’s Legacy Hangs in the Balance

Volume 7 | Issue 47
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The federal government’s three branches — legislative, executive and judicial — are intended to provide checks and balances amongst

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    Electronic Disclosure and Access to Savings Programs – New Bills Introduced to Address Not-So-New Issues

Electronic Disclosure and Access to Savings Programs – New Bills Introduced to Address Not-So-New Issues

Volume 7 | Issue 40
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With the Senate and House on recess until mid-November, we review select retirement bills of interest that may gain

Lawmakers’ Year-End Sprint for Savings, Pension and Multiemployer Plan Changes

Lawmakers’ Year-End Sprint for Savings, Pension and Multiemployer Plan Changes

Gearing up for 2017: Funding Talks Front and Center While Other Legislative Activity Continues

Gearing up for 2017: Funding Talks Front and Center While Other Legislative Activity Continues

Pressure to Avert Government Shutdown Intensifies as Lawmakers Address Looming Benefits Issues

Pressure to Avert Government Shutdown Intensifies as Lawmakers Address Looming Benefits Issues

Multiemployer Pension Plans: Solving the Anticipated Insolvency of PBGC Program, a Bipartisan Endeavor

Multiemployer Pension Plans: Solving the Anticipated Insolvency of PBGC Program, a Bipartisan Endeavor

2016 Save Our Social Security Act

2016 Save Our Social Security Act

GOP Nominates Trump, Releases Platform; Focus on Wellness, OT and Pensions Before Summer Recess

GOP Nominates Trump, Releases Platform; Focus on Wellness, OT and Pensions Before Summer Recess

PBGC Premium Bill Introduced in Senate; Rumors of Cadillac Tax Demise Greatly Exaggerated?

PBGC Premium Bill Introduced in Senate; Rumors of Cadillac Tax Demise Greatly Exaggerated?

Spending Bills and Democratic Party Platform; Overtime Rule for PR; Health Bills Advance

Spending Bills and Democratic Party Platform; Overtime Rule for PR; Health Bills Advance

Tax Reform Blueprint Released; FMLA, Retirement Savings, Persuader Rule and H-2B Program in Focus

Tax Reform Blueprint Released; FMLA, Retirement Savings, Persuader Rule and H-2B Program in Focus

House GOP Healthcare Plan Released in the Midst of a Flurry of Activity

House GOP Healthcare Plan Released in the Midst of a Flurry of Activity

House GOP Report Describes Vision for America; Appropriations Season in Full Bloom; Bills Advance

House GOP Report Describes Vision for America; Appropriations Season in Full Bloom; Bills Advance

Congress in Full Swing; Extended Summer Recess on the Horizon

Congress in Full Swing; Extended Summer Recess on the Horizon

Congress Looks Ahead to 2017

Congress Looks Ahead to 2017

OT Rule, Tax Reform Proposals and Healthcare 2.0 – A Full Plate for Congress

OT Rule, Tax Reform Proposals and Healthcare 2.0 – A Full Plate for Congress

Multiemployer Pension, Savings Programs, Overtime and ACA in Focus; Wellness Plan Rules Issued Today

Multiemployer Pension, Savings Programs, Overtime and ACA in Focus; Wellness Plan Rules Issued Today

Bipartisan Focus on Dependent Care FSAs, 529 Plans, and FMLA for Veterans; Republicans Mull ACA Future

Bipartisan Focus on Dependent Care FSAs, 529 Plans, and FMLA for Veterans; Republicans Mull ACA Future

Congress’ Playbook Includes Tackling DOL Rules and Encouraging Executive Action

Congress’ Playbook Includes Tackling DOL Rules and Encouraging Executive Action

Republicans Push Back on DOL Rules; Democrats Introduce Bills to Support Long-Term Unemployed

Republicans Push Back on DOL Rules; Democrats Introduce Bills to Support Long-Term Unemployed

PBGC Premium Bill Introduced; Equal Pay Day Shines Spotlight on Wages; Hearing Focuses on Healthcare

PBGC Premium Bill Introduced; Equal Pay Day Shines Spotlight on Wages; Hearing Focuses on Healthcare

Final Fiduciary Rule Attracts Praise and Criticism

Final Fiduciary Rule Attracts Praise and Criticism

Supreme Court Post-Scalia and EEO-1 Forms

Supreme Court Post-Scalia and EEO-1 Forms

Grab a Front Row Seat – Controversial Workplace Topics and Reaction to SCOTUS Nominee

Grab a Front Row Seat – Controversial Workplace Topics and Reaction to SCOTUS Nominee

Senate Judiciary Committee and the Supreme Court Vacancy Following Justice Scalia’s Death

Senate Judiciary Committee and the Supreme Court Vacancy Following Justice Scalia’s Death

President Obama Releases FY 2017 Budget Proposal

President Obama Releases FY 2017 Budget Proposal

Mental Health Parity, HSAs and Gig Economy Share Limelight with Caddy Tax, ACA and Fiduciary Rules

Mental Health Parity, HSAs and Gig Economy Share
Limelight with Caddy Tax, ACA and Fiduciary Rules

Access to Retirement Savings Plans – In Focus for President Obama and Senate Finance Committee

Access to Retirement Savings Plans – In Focus for President Obama and Senate Finance Committee

Beyond 2016, Congress Considers Future of ACA

Beyond 2016, Congress Considers Future of ACA

State of the Union Sets Tone for 2016

State of the Union Sets Tone for 2016

ACA on Hot Seat as Congress Faces Year with Long Recesses and Focus on Elections

ACA on Hot Seat as Congress Faces Year with Long Recesses and Focus on Elections