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
Sub-Advisory Market Is Robust, FRC Data Show
The sub‐advisory market last year rebounded to levels seen before the onset of financial crisis in 2008, achieving an all-time high of $1.7 trillion in assets, according to a statement issued Wednesday by Financial Research Corporation (FRC).
ETFs to Hit 15% Share of Fund Assets in 2014, FRC Says
ETFs should continue to pick up assets at the expense of mutual funds, with a nearly 15% year-over-year growth in 2010, according to the Financial Research Corporation.
Target Date Funds Need Work
The collapse of the financial markets has sounded a strong wake-up call for target date funds.
HSAs Looking Healthy
The prognosis for health savings accounts, the tax-free money used in conjunction with high deductible health insurance, is rosy, according to recent studies, but is there a place for them in the retirement planning world? It depends on who ends up getting the largest share of the market, and how...