Managed Accounts Could Be Made Safer for 401(k) Investors: GAO
The DOL will consider GAO recommendations to require more disclosures and better guidance for retirement plan sponsors from managed account providers.
Single Parents Choose College Savings Over Retirement
Single parents face "tremendous pressure" to balance college and retirement savings, Allianz says.
Most IRA Investors Withdraw the Bare Minimum: EBRI
Why? Taxes are a big driver of keeping withdrawals small, IRA expert Ed Slott says.
‘Robin Hood’ of Fees Takes Aim at 401(k)s
Clients worried about hidden fees in retirement accounts might want to investigate FeeX, a service that helps users understand what they're paying.
401(k) Savers Who Stuck Out Financial Crisis Reaping Rewards
Consistent savers in 401(k)s from 2007 to 2012 saw an average 6.8% growth rate despite the market crash of 2008, ICI and EBRI found.
Top Ways College Is Paid For: Sallie Mae
More American families are reaching into their pockets to pay college tuition and borrowing less, according to a just-released study by Sallie Mae.
Private Placement Variable Annuities: The Luxury Retirement Vehicle of the Future
In most instances, the needs of the ultra-high-net-worth client simply cannot be met through the traditional retirement planning vehicles and strategies.
Deferred Income Annuities: More Than Just Longevity Insurance
In the ongoing hunt for stable, pension-like retirement income sources, deferred income annuities (or DIAs) are heating up as an increasing number of insurance carriers have begun to offer the products.
Social Security Disability Fund Teeters on Brink of Broke
Social Security's chief actuary warned senators that the disability trust fund needs help "soon" or reserves will run out in 2016.
Top 20 Cities With Most Millionaires
Tax havens and banking and financial centers have the largest shares of wealthy residents.