BrightScope, Spaulding Group Propose Universal Performance Standard
BrightScope and The Spaulding Group released on Tuesday a white paper calling for an industry consensus on performance standards for financial advisors.
‘Reformed Broker’ Gadfly Joins BrightScope as Social Media Advisor
Joshua Brown, the angry former broker who made a name for himself by saying out loud what others in the finance industry just think, has joined the advisory board of 401(k) analytics firm BrightScope.
Top 20 TIPS Funds in 401(k) Plans: BrightScope
Research firm BrightScope announced this week the Top 20 Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) funds by total distribution.
BrightScope, Arkovi Partner on New Social Media Platform
BrightScope has partnered with Arkovi, a financial services social media solution for archiving and compliance, to help investment professionals use social media safely and to help them store, monitor and analyze content.
Top 30 401(k) Plans of 2011
Brightscope on Tuesday released its third annual list of the best 401(k) plans for 2011, and some of the best plans were airline-related.
Are Target Date Funds the ‘Single Product Solution’?
Yes, they remain popular, despite 2008, but they are not the income-producing Holy Grail of DC plans.
Top 15 Mid-Cap Funds in Defined Contribution Plans
Research firm BrightScope announced Tuesday the top 15 mid-cap funds in the defined contribution industry.
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.
Sponsors Limit Target Date Fund Picks: FRC Study
Although an entire series of target date funds may be marketed to retirement plan sponsors, they may decide to choose only a few funds out of the series, according to a new analysis of 401(k) recordkeeper platforms by the Financial Research Corporation
Top 20 ETFs Held in 401(k) Plans: BrightScope
Brightscope, the investment research firm, said the information was gleaned from 50,000 plans, representing 90% of all 401(k) assets and tallied by the total number of plans in which the ETFs were offered.