25 October 2020
Nearly 2/3 of Investors Interested in Guaranteed Income in Retirement Plans
More than 9 in 10 advisors and financial professionals have a strategy in place to protect their clients against outliving their savings, according to Advisor Authority.
Participants not rushing to drain 401(k)s -- yet
People are dipping into their retirement savings to help offset the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, but so far those withdrawals appear to be modest in size.
4 Steps To Prepare For A Secure Retirement
Senior Investment Analyst of Vanguard's Investment Strategy Group
If you work and save from age 18 to age 63, you’ll spend around 45 years preparing for a retirement that spans about half as long—just over 22 years.* Your personal circumstances will determine whether you remain in the workforce (and continue saving) longer.
Employees Want Financial Education
According to employers, the number one financial challenge facing employees is credit...
401k Participation Surges At Small Businesses
Small-business defined contribution plans are on a roll, according to...
8 Steps To Building A Better Nest Egg
Imagine for a moment you're ill-prepared for retirement and don’t know what specific...
Women Outlive Men. Why Do They Retire Earlier?
Based on current life expectancy tables, a typical girl born in the United States today...
Consolidation Of The Defined Contribution Market
The retirement-plan intermediary space has been "a game of two halves" for many...
Millennials Better Prepared For Retirement Than Other Generations
Millennials are the most likely to have set specific retirement goals and to have the...
Building a Defined Contribution Retirement Plan Transformational Strategy
How recordkeepers can differentiate themselves from the competition by transforming how...
Important Considerations for the RFP Process
When conducting a service provider request for proposals (RFP), being specific can help...
How Many Employers are Suspending 401(k) Matches?
The vast majority of employers are still contributing to their workers’ 401(k)s, despite...
Self-Directed 401(k) Balances Bounced Back in Q2
The SDBA Indicators Report reveals that the average account balance across all participant...
Should You Use Your 401(k) Money to Buy a House?
Relying on your 401(k) to finance a home purchase is almost never the right decision for...
Do 401k Menus Suffer from a Generation Gap
A multi-generational participant population has more complex needs.
401(k) Plan Mutual Fund Expense Ratios Updates
The long-running decline in mutual fund fees in 401(k) plans demonstrates that plan...
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Changes in Retirement Plan Disclosure Delivery Method
New Labor Department rule changes default retirement plan disclosure from paper to...
DOL Encourages Use of Private Equity Funds in Retirement Plans
The Department of Labor on Wednesday assured retirement plan providers that they can...
IRS Allows Remote Signature/Notarization for Retirement Plan Elections
The Internal Revenue Service has released guidance temporarily allowing...
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