U.S. DOL Employee Benefits Security Administration
The Employee Benefits Security Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Labor, is responsible for protecting the integrity of employee benefits. You can visit this website for information on new regulations and answers to frequently asked questions. Publications and forms are also available for download.
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)
The PBGC website allows individuals to search the database to find out if they are entitled to a benefit from a terminated pension plan. The site also contains instructions for contacting the PBGC to claim any benefits that may be due.
Social Security Administration
The Social Security Administration website explains many of the benefits and programs offered by social security. You can even submit an electronic request for a personal estimate of future benefits.
This website contains information and articles on a wide variety of employee benefits topics. You can also find the text of the Internal Revenue Code and ERISA, as well as discussion forums on benefits topics.
American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries
ASPPA is a national organization of pension actuaries, consultants, administrators, and other benefits professionals. ASPPA offers extensive courses and designations on the various aspects of retirement plans.