In a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), lawmakers said retirement savings are "a tempting target for criminals who could hack into plans and individuals’ accounts to access information, commit identity fraud, and steal retirement savers’ nest eggs."
The standard-setting and regulatory support organization governed by the chief insurance regulators of all 50 states set today as a deadline for industry comments on the latest draft of a model best-interest suitability standard applying to annuity sales.
The "What's Now and What's Next" report focuses on eight specific risk areas that companies may face in 2019.
INSIDE THE MAGAZINE PLANADVISER January/February 2019
The bill would expand the Employer Education Assistance Program, which only provides assistance for workers who are seeking additional education, but does not benefit individuals who already have incurred student loan debt.
Liability-driven investing is growing more important as pension plans broadly move into a phase where they are not growing but instead need to be focused on meeting their benefit obligations.
CPA financial planners say Americans are also concerned about maintaining their lifestyle and not being able to meet rising health care costs.
It was the slowest start to the year in the 20-plus years of the Alight Solutions 401(k) Index.
Nearly 86% of not-for-profit health care entities reported that financial advice in some form is offered to their defined contribution plan participants, compared to 79.4% of for-profit entities.
The detailed ruling comes after Schwab defendants moved to dismiss in part the plaintiff’s second amended complaint.
This list includes advisers who reach the top of their respective peer groups in terms of assets under advisement or number of retirement plan clients, including defined contribution, defined benefit and nonqualified plans.
The program pairs specialists with dedicated strategic account managers and brings access to a team of ERISA attorneys.
Hearing witnesses discussed conducting a comprehensive review of the American retirement system, allowing for open multiple employer plans (MEPs), and changing certain defined contribution (DC) plan rules to facilitate greater savings, among other things.
Changes in health commonly cause early retirements, according to CRR researchers, as do spousal retirements and marital status changes.