EXCLUSIVES

Lessons in Building Talented Teams

In a dialogue with PLANADVISER, Dominique Henderson, founder of an adviser mentorship program called JumpStart, reflected on his own entrance into this industry and helping others find their ‘why, who and how.’

A New Telling of the Story of Persistent Inequality

The interest rate regime embraced to combat strong inflation of the mid-1970s and early 1980s has had unintended consequences—including the development of historic levels of wealth inequality. Yakov Feygin says there’s a lot that can be done to turn things around.

Adviser Op-Ed: The Case for Custom Default Investment Solutions

Michael Volo at CAPTRUST says it makes sense that target-date solutions have evolved the same way retirement plan products have over time—from closed architecture, proprietary solutions to open architecture solutions using best-in-class underlying investments.

Data Points: Customization and the QDIA

Five years ago, more than 10% of plans that offered managed accounts used them as a default. Today? Our proprietary data shows usage of default managed accounts has been cut in half.

ERISA Attorney Q&A: Customization and Litigation

One expert attorney says sophisticated employers with the right internal expertise might want to explore custom default target-date funds, while others may not want to go down this path.

An M&A Q&A with Voya Retirement CEO Charlie Nelson

In a discussion with PLANADVISER, Nelson commented on the recently announced deal that will send 900 retail-focused financial advisers to Cetera, with Voya retaining 600 advisers focused on the workplace.

Advisers Giving Back: The Barry Family

John Barry says giving back has always been important to his firm and his family, though the means of doing so have shifted over the years, from coaching youth sports to mentoring the first-ever rising class of female Eagle Scouts.