When the Market Fluctuates, Boomers Stay Put
A new study of Americans age 50 and older finds that the majority claim to be “long-term investors who understand market fluctuations are natural.”
Social Security a Top Concern of Iowa Caucus Goers: AARP
Poll shows that more than nine in 10 Iowa caucus goers want presidential candidates to have a plan for the future of Social Security.
Clients’ Dementia Presents Ethical Challenges for Advisors
Gerontologist Sandra Timmermann explores the "thorny issues" of cognitive decline.
SIFMA, ICI Balk at DOL’s State-Run Retirement Plan
As comment period closes, trade groups say the DOL plan will spur a “confusing, state-by-state patchwork of savings programs” that could lack strict federal controls.
10 Best States for Employee Retirement Plans
A Pew research analysis shows which states have the best access to, and participation in, retirement plans sponsored by employers.
Economy, Benefits Top Military Voters’ Concerns
Military voters, like many voters, are focused on the economy, according to the First Command Financial Behaviors Index.
What Plan Sponsors Want in a Retirement Advisor: MassMutual
Retirement plan sponsors are paying close attention to advisors’ value propositions. A survey released in January by MassMutual identifies what they’re looking for.
Top 5 Target Date Fund Families in 2015
These fund families took in the most assets last year. Looking ahead, Ron Surz thinks this year could bring trouble for investors in 2015-dated funds.
Top 10 Big Cities for Economic Growth: 2015
Job and pay growth were among the key metrics used by the Milken Institute to rank metro areas.
MetLife's Planned Spinoff of Retail Unit Puts Pressure on AIG
Calls from investors, including Carl Icahn, for AIG to split into three insurers to shed SIFI status are expected to intensify.