Use of TDFs Surges in 401(k)s
The use of TDFs in 401(k) plans has risen considerably from 2006-2012, according to a new study from BrightScope and ICI.
Senate Committee Warming Up to Multiple Employer Retirement Plans for Small and Midsized Employers
In a move that many industry watchers said is long overdue, Congress is turning its attention to a number of issues related to retirement preparedness
SEC Responds to Market Volatility by Ramping Up Bond-Fund Exams
Surging market volatility is making regulators increasingly concerned that bond funds have loaded up on hard-to-sell assets.
Lots of Testimony, Much Dissent on Retirement Fixes
Senate Finance hears plenty of suggestions (including from John Bogle) for boosting savings, but also that the idea of a retirement crisis is overblown.
Congress Begins to Tackle Retirement
Congress this week is turning its attention to the country’s retirement security crisis, particularly for workers in small and midsize businesses.
Some Money Market Funds Have to Be Honest With You
New SEC rules create a two-tier system: institutions get to know the cold hard truth about their investments' value, but individuals are still coddled.
Boomers lead movement into bonds
Investors could be setting themselves up for heartbreak though. John Lonski, a Moody's economist, told the Journal that investors' need to put cash in safe...
Retirees make smart decisions with 401(k) assets, study shows
Retirees are not spending their defined contribution balances immediately at retirement, and are making thoughtful choices in how to spend those funds, according to new...
Stable Value or Not?
As the Department of Labor prepares to finalize its proposed regulation on qualified default investment alternatives (QDIAs) in 401(k) plans, the debate rages on as...
ETFs Reach for Share of 401k Market
Portland, Ore.-based retirement plan manager Invest n Retire recently made the developing trend of ETFs popping up in more and more employer-sponsored retirement plans the...