Top 25 Finance Company 401(k) Plans: BrightScope
To judge by the 401(k) plans that finance companies offer their employees, they’re doing a good job of doing unto themselves as they would have others do.
Demographic Nightmare: Boomer Retirement Disaster Looms
"We’re living into our 80s, 90s and 100s," says Wilmington Trust's Kathryn Karlic. "We’ll have four generations around a single pocket of wealth, with 80-year-old women taking care of their 100-year-old parents."
Networking, Not Cold Calling, Wins Plan Sponsor Business: Franklin Templeton
Study of DC market, “Insights on Closing the Sale,” identifies best practices for lead generation, prospect management and finals activity.
ING Helps DC Advisors Rise Above Competition in New World of Fee Disclosure
ING’s new program offers practical guidance on how advisors can create a value proposition and a service commitment that address the needs of plan sponsors.
Top 7 Tips for Advisors to Create Best Retirement Plans
‘Average’ DC plans often have insufficient participation, low savings rates, murky fee disclosure and too many investment options. Here's how to beat the odds by improving a retirement plan.
401(k)s to Overtake Pensions as Primary Retirement Vehicle in 2012: State Street
In 2012, more people will save for retirement in 401(k)-type plans than in traditional pensions, which means employees need better guidance from plan sponsors, says State Street Global Advisors.
J.P. Morgan Asset Management Rethinks DC Plans
In a foray into the retirement marketplace, J.P. Morgan Asset Management has developed three core menus the let DC plan participants engage more actively with their plans.
Public Sector Overwhelmingly Favors Pension-Style Retirement: NIRS
A study found DB plans are strongly preferred over DC plans in the public sector, and investment returns are higher in DB plans than in 401(k)s.
As Politicians Spar Over Social Security, 401(k) Planners Fill Retirement Gap
America’s workers are relying more than ever on their employers to ensure they’ll have enough money to retire—and this trend toward paternalism is being embraced by mutual fund and insurance companies.
Top 10 International Stock Funds in 401(k)s
Here are the 10 most widely distributed international stock funds in the 401(k) and DC industry, according to research firm BrightScope.