Retirement Assets Continue Upward Trend in Q1
First-quarter retirement assets increased 1.3% to $24.9 trillion, the Investment Company Institute reported.
4 Unusual Ways Millennials Are Different From Boomers
Being younger and healthier is just the beginning, a Goldman Sachs study finds. How they buy, and how they refer, is different than their elders.
The Retirement Spending Account: Annuity Alternative
A new retirement income product—the retirement spending account—combines aspects of a traditional retirement savings vehicle and an annuity. Watch the pitfalls, however.
DOL Fiduciary Rule Out by May 2016: Lawyer
DOL must finalize a rule in the next year in order to implement it before another president takes office, ERISA lawyer Steve Saxon says.
Many Americans Clueless on How to Spend Retirement Savings
More than half of retirement savers in a survey had no plan for how to access and stretch their money once they retired.
The Obvious Retirement Risk That’s Not in the Models
A new, award-winning research paper argues that the financial planning models advisors are using fail to match retirement reality.
Advisors Still Favor Active Management, but Preferences Are Shifting: Practical Perspectives
Of the 40% of surveyed advisors who changed allocations, most did so by increasing their use of passively managed investments, Practical Perspectives found.
4 New (and Surprising) Facts About Retirement Security
Advisors take note: Americans are retiring earlier than expected, are happy about annuities and love your advice, according to LIMRA.
Annuities, Insurance, Investments: A Triple Crown Retirement Income Strategy
Wade Pfau researched the best retirement income strategies. The winning combination might surprise many advisors, Robert Bloink and William Byrnes write.
Can Anyone Make Your Retirement Money Last for Life?
The race is on for a product to help prevent retirees from running out of money without the drawbacks of annuities.