The firm says employee satisfaction tends to trend higher for employers that offer superior benefits.
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A Principal study finds employer and employee satisfaction levels are higher when plan sponsors work with one recordkeeper.
A new report from nonprofit group Bellwether Education Partners ranks public school teachers’ pensions by state, arguing that everyone has a stake in pension systems that are supported with public dollars.
An AARP poll taken in Michigan identified widespread approval for the concept of a state-run retirement savings program for workers who lack access to other retirement savings opportunities.
The more they wait, the more significant the changes affecting workers and beneficiaries will be, according to the Social Security Board of Trustees' annual report.
Meanwhile, the IRI says most workers nearing retirement haven’t saved enough.
A new case study suggests even advisers with decades of industry experience can attain measurable growth improvements with the short-term addition of training, coaching and peer accountability.
It has made recommendations to the DOL for helping plan participants understand and better use the information.
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented an opportunity for firms to reconsider their physical footprint and relocate their headquarters to new areas that better suit their needs.
A Fidelity Investments study found high school parents expect the annual cost of college to be far lower than what the College Board reports.
While Millennials have had access to defined contribution plans for their full working careers, survey data suggests Generation Z started saving in earnest much earlier, in part because their Generation X parents have demonstrated the value of self-directed savings.
New survey data from the Transamerica Institute and the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies underscores the contradictory impacts the coronavirus pandemic has had on Americans’ financial health.
Collective investment trusts dominate the large plan market, particularly within target-date funds, data shows.
Plan sponsors also brought D&I efforts to retirement plans and lawmakers continued to introduce retirement plan legislation, according to Janus Henderson Investors’ DC trends webinar.
However, a study found giving participants a view of retirement readiness progress as well as giving them a view of a retirement readiness shortfall resulted in increased intent to take positive retirement savings actions.
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Help with investments and retirement income were cited by participants in two surveys.
More than eight in 10 say they want to be automatically enrolled into a plan at an early age, according to Principal, but only a third of employers are offering the feature.