Security About Retirement Ticks Up >
June 18, 2013 -- Overall, Americans are more secure than
one year ago about their ability to retire comfortably, a survey found.
Factoring Life Expectancy into Retirement Planning >
June 18, 2013 -- Retirement planning horizons based on average
life expectancy often result in underestimating the risk of running out of
money, LIMRA contends.
Are Your Participants Too Conservative? >
June 18, 2013 -- Participants have a disconnect between portfolio allocations and their understanding of risk, according to a speaker at the (K)onvergence Summit in New York.
Higher Ed. Faculty In No Rush to Retire >
June 17, 2013 -- Baby Boomer faculty at higher
education institutions say they will delay retirement or not retire at all.
DC Plan Sponsors Looking to Change Investment Lineup >
June 17, 2013 -- A new report signals imminent change
in the defined contribution (DC) investment marketplace.
Will DC Plans Start Using ETFs? >
June 14, 2013 -- Significant hurdles stand in the way of wider adoption of
exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in 401(k) plans, according to research from
Small Businesses See Lack of Retirement Security >
June 14, 2013 -- A poll shows 70% of small-business owners
see threats to business and the economy from the lack of retirement security.
Former Directors Agree to Settle in Fair Value Case >
June 14, 2013 -- The
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a settlement in an
enforcement proceeding against eight former directors of five Regions Morgan
Keegan open- and closed-end funds.
401(k) Participants' Mutual Fund Expenses Declined >
June 13, 2013 -- The expenses 401(k) plan participants incurred for
investing in long-term mutual funds declined in 2012, the
Investment Company Institute (ICI) found.
Expanded Roth Conversion May Boost Adoption Rates >
June 13, 2013 -- An expanded Roth conversion feature will likely boost Roth adoption rates by plan sponsors and participants, a Vanguard paper predicts.