Study Backs a Powerful Way to Manage Portfolio Risk
Diversification across multiple asset classes is one of the most effective risk management tools available to investors, according to Manning & Napier.
5 Most Common 401(k) Plan Red Flags
These big warning signs indicate whether a plan is underperforming, is poorly designed or has reached certain thresholds that suggest it may need new services.
5 Ways to Maximize 401(k) Tax Benefits
Schwab offers a few ways for employees to max out the tax benefits of their employer-sponsored 401(k) plan.
Top 10 Industries for Retirement Preparedness
Perhaps surprisingly, the finance industry isn't in the top 5, according to a ranking by Judy Diamond and Associates.
6 Things Advisors Need to Know About Target-Date Funds
As TDFs get ever more popular, Putnam pinpoints crucial facts to understand before jumping in with both feet.
On Claiming Social Security, Most Americans Don’t Know Much
Most people nearing retirement don’t realize what a critical decision they have to make when it comes to claiming their Social Security benefits.
Company Retirement Plans Better When Using Advisors: Survey
Among plans with a retirement plan advisor, one-third saw the average employee contribution rate grow by 6% of pay or better.
DOL Retirement Plan Noncompliance Fines up 33%
"Most employers and employees don't realize that serious violations can cause a 401(k) or pension plan to lose its tax-qualified status," a plan expert warns.
Why Is the 401(k) Industry Getting Such a Bad Rap?
It’s been pointed out again and again that 401(k)s don’t offer the same benefits that came with pension plans. But is the industry so bad?
7 Hottest 401(k) Trends for 2014: Fidelity
Fidelity's 401(k) team put together a list of trends, including greater adoption of Roth 401(k)s and managed account options.