What if We Replaced IRAs and 401(k)s?
A Brookings paper proposes replacing all tax-advantaged retirement plans with a single plan: The Universal Retirement Savings Account.
Supreme Court: Employers Must Review 401(k) Investments
The court has ruled in favor of participants in Edison International’s 401(k) plan who claimed company fiduciaries violated their duty to monitor three retail-class funds.
Northwestern Mutual to Settle Annuities Suit for $84M
The class-action lawsuit was triggered by a change it made in 1985 in how it calculated dividends for a fixed-income annuity.
Financial Engines’ Managed Accounts Surpass $1 Trillion
The Sunnyvale, California-based company now has a presence in 144 of the Fortune 500’s defined contribution plans.
Flood of 401(k) Suits Expected if Tibble Prevails in Supreme Court
Oral arguments begin Tuesday in the first 401(k) excessive-fee case that the high court has agreed to hear.
Top 1% of 401(k) Plans Hold Bulk of Assets
The top 1% of plans hold 71% of all assets, Judy Diamond research shows.
Obama Budget’s Retirement Savings Cap Targets Wealthy
The retirement savings cap is a relatively small gambit in the budget’s larger effort to raise revenues but is seen as an attack.
Obama Sets Up Social Security Showdown
The White House's 2016 budget contains a proposal to reallocate some payroll tax money from the old-age program to the dwindling Disability Trust Fund.
More 401(k) Millionaires Than Ever
About 72,000 workers have $1 million or more parked in 401(k) plans, Fidelity data shows.
Top 10 States With Best Performing 401(k)s
Find out which states' 401(k) plans moved into the Top 10 and which fell out in 2014, according to Judy Diamond Associates.