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.
3 Questions Retirement Plan Sponsors Ask About Advisors
What are retirement plan sponsors looking for from plan advisors? Advisors may need to start at the beginning, says David Levine.
Which Bob Doll Economic Predictions for 2015 Were Right or Wrong?
The yearly predictions of Nuveen’s chief investment officer are closely watched by advisors and investors.
Alternative Investments Are Sneaking Into DC Plans
Adoption of alternative investments in DC plans has lagged DB plans, but that's beginning to change, despite plan sponsors' reluctance.