4 Strategies for 401(k)s in a Volatile Market: BlackRock
BlackRock has some tips for 401(k) savers to avoid overreacting, and possibly damaging their retirement savings, in a market crisis.
Early Social Security Claims Are Hurting Retirees
The vast majority of recent retirees are claiming Social Security benefits earlier than full retirement age, and it’s costing them significantly, a new study shows.
How to Get Social Security Benefits From an Ex-Spouse
In a blog post, Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz of Schwab addresses a reader’s question: “Does my ex need to be involved to file for benefits?"
Cash Balance Plans, QLACs Gaining Thanks to New Treasury and IRS Regs
New rules are helping cash balance plans and QLACs become attractive retirement planning options.
Small-Business 401(k)s Follow Large-Plan Trends: Vanguard
Vanguard has released its small-business-focused How America Saves report, which found small 401(k) plans are mirroring trends seen at larger companies.
No Social Security COLA in 2016: Higher Medicare Premiums for Your Clients
Center for Retirement Research points out that some retirees will bear the brunt of higher Medicare Part B premiums due to their higher income.
Northern Trust Hires Ex-Mercer Exec, Behavioral Finance Expert
Northern Trust Asset Management has hired former Mercer and World Bank executives to help build out its retirement solutions business.
Workers More Serious About Their 401(k)s Than Hitting the Gym: Schwab
Ninety percent of plan participants in a Schwab survey said they would think twice before taking a job without a 401(k) plan.
Pension Buyouts Up 700% in Q2
With help from Kimberly-Clark, buyouts reached a second-quarter record of nearly $4 billion, LIMRA reported.
10 Best Cities for Retirement: 2015
WalletHub recently ranked the 150 most populated cities based on how well retirees can live affordably, stay busy and find health care.