Congress is considering a bipartisan bill (the Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act, or RESA) that would encourage more SMEs to offer retirement savings plans. Under the plan small businesses could band together to offer multi-employer plans (bringing down average costs for each employer), and shift some of the fiduciary duty from the SME to the firm that administers the multi-employer plan.  The bill would also encourage defined contribution plans to offer annuities that provide guaranteed income in retirement