In the same way that significant dips in equity prices cause head scratching and consternation, new market records also present a moment of pause, especially during a pandemic that seems to be worsening once again.
A team of experts discussed considerations in implementing environmental, social and governance factors.
With the Democratic nominee leading polls over the past several months, investors have had ample time to consider the potential impacts of a Biden administration, sources say.
It was the first time in the more than 20-year history of the Alight Solutions 401(k) Index that this happened over the course of an entire month.
As a highly contentious presidential election plays out in the U.S., the Federal Reserve is working to project a message of stability and consistency to support the markets.
One market watcher says optimism about the end of the coronavirus pandemic drove markets up, but a newly prevailing sense of reality has delivered a commensurate adjustment.
Investing experts say smartly pairing the two types of annuities with other investments in a retirement portfolio can deliver significantly more income compared with a traditional withdrawal strategy.
Sponsors are looking for institutional-quality investment lineups and to reduce their fiduciary risk.
Experts say there are things pre-retirees and retirees can do to prepare for a retirement that could last 20 to 30 years.
With some riders, participants can enjoy the upside of the market with downside protection.
COVID-19 has completely upended Americans’ financial lives, so it should be no surprise that many people have resorted to exercising stock options and other forms of equity compensation to address pressing needs.
A managed account program’s fees can be cut in half if it’s selected as a retirement plan’s default investment, although cost is just one of many important due diligence factors.
The failure to pass a second fiscal stimulus package is causing volatility, experts said, adding to the normal pre-election jitters.
Each type of annuity available to defined contribution plans has different features to match the goals of plan sponsors and participants.
The market volatility that ensured at the outset of the coronavirus pandemic has shown the importance of diversifying retirement plan portfolios.
In the current market environment, safe assets simply do not pay what they once did, but that doesn’t mean annuities have become less attractive. In fact, on a relative basis, annuities currently make a lot of economic sense.
An overview of the insured and investment solutions that are available and how advisers should evaluate them.