30 Best Big 401(k) Plans: BrightScope
These $1 billion-plus 401(k) plans saw higher participation, deferral rates and average balances in 2014.
Genworth Named Best for LTC and Life Insurance Service: Dalbar
Genworth was ranked first for the high quality of service in long term care and third for the quality of service provided to life insurance policyholders.
Investors Say No to FINRA’s CARDS Plan
"Data from this survey reveals that investors have serious concerns about the CARDS proposal and the risks such a system could pose to their privacy," says SIFMA CEO Bentsen.
Sen. Hatch’s 2015 Priority: Torpedo DOL Fiduciary Efforts
Sen. Orrin Hatch, who will take over as Finance Committee chairman, says he plans to reintroduce his SAFE Act, which halts DOL movement on fiduciary overhaul.
Under the Hood: What You Need to Know About Sequence of Returns in Retirement
The order of a portfolio’s returns is just as important, if not more so, than the amount of those returns, especially in retirement
Fixed Annuity Sales Dip in Q3: IRI
Fixed annuity sales cooled in Q3 from a five-year high while variable annuity total sales remained stable, according to IRI's Q3 2014 Annuity Sales Report.
Social Security Is Failing Elderly Women: Sen. Wyden
At hearing, lawmakers explore ways to shore up Social Security for women, as they are twice as likely as men to fall into poverty.
10 Big Economic Predictions for 2015: BofA Merrill Lynch
BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research released its annual year-ahead outlook, seeing strong fundamentals and robust growth in the U.S.
Lawmakers Push Vote on Spending Bill; SEC Funding Boosted
Lawmakers avert shutdown with a deal late Tuesday, but critics call it a “stealth attack on financial reform.”
Retirement Savings, Household Assets Rise in 2013; Big Gains for Seniors
Total household assets increased 16% last year, according to a study by Hearts & Wallets.