Investment experts said changes in supply and labor, rising wages and housing prices are key trends to keep watching, along with ESG investing and cryptocurrency.
The move by the Thrift Savings Plan to add sustainable funds into its lineup next summer will likely cause private companies to follow suit, experts say.
Results of a new analysis published by Dimensional Fund Advisors suggest that embracing higher equity exposures prior to and during retirement is an inadequate tool to manage longevity risk.
The latest update of the Alight Solutions 401(k) Index shows the average asset allocation to equities rose in June to the highest level in 20 years. The index shows investors were content to watch their balances rise, as there were no days of above-normal trading activity. Average net trading activity was 0.009% of 401(k) balances, down from 0.011% in May.
Millions of jobs have returned as the country has reopened, thanks to the positive impact of the COVID-19 vaccination program, but as the U.S. enters the second half of the year, sources say some ‘problems of success’ have emerged.
The agency recommended that the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) evaluate the risk of climate change on the Federal Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)'s investment offerings.
It can be tempting for those nearing retirement to turn to equities in a last ditch effort to improve retirement savings, but certain communications and plan design features can steer them in the right direction.
A Morningstar panel discussed how Black investors can build wealth and how financial professionals can help them.
A Franklin Templeton webinar discussed whether the current climate is signaling the start of a new market environment.
TIPs, emerging market equities and commodity-oriented investments are seen as safe hedges right now.
Despite a lack of knowledge about the accounts, experts say the potential for growth in these products is high.
Alight attributes this increase to a rising stock market and steady trades into equities.