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.
Consumer-Driven Health Plans Drive Cost Consciousness: EBRI
CDHPs appear to be effective ways to encourage cost-conscious behavior among participants, according to EBRI.
Stable Value Funds May Gain Popularity in Retirement Plans
Stable value funds could see an upswing in plan sponsor and intermediary popularity, according to a white paper from Prudential Retirement.
DOL Fiduciary Rule Heading to OMB as Obama Gives Final State of the Union
An expedited OMB review of DOL's rule could put it out before April. Legal challenges are already being prepared.
Retirement Plans Will Be ‘Next Evolution’ in ESG Investing
Following new guidelines from DOL, retirement plans will lead the push to spread ESG themes, says Gregg Sgambati of S-Network Global Indexes.
Americans’ Retirement Savings Improving but Still Not Great: Fidelity
While more Americans than two years ago are saving and allocating retirement assets appropriately, 55% are at risk of falling short in retirement, Fidelity found.
401(k)s Keep Getting Cheaper
The average expense ratio for mutual funds in 401(k)s is down 20 points from 2009, BrightScope and ICI found.