Outdated withdrawal strategies and risks retirees face create a need for the use of products and solutions that guarantee income, according to the 2019 Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) Factbook.
Business development manager joins Transamerica; TRA increases regional sales team with new hires; Morgan Stanley adds hires to financial solutions team; and more.
Fidelity presents new model portfolios; LGIMA builds ESG strategy for DC plans; and Russell Investments announces tax-managed fund for long-term investors.
The company is planning to improve the tool with personalized recommendations, investment insights and spending analysis.
At year-end 2018, 66% of new plan entrants were enrolled via automatic enrollment.
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) does not actually define "actual knowledge" required by participants who file fiduciary breach cases, and U.S. Circuit Courts are split on the issue.
Vitality, a provider of health and wellness solutions for employer groups, health plans and insurers around the globe, is making SmartDollar available to all of its clients as part of its Gateway platform as a result of expanding its offerings to include financial wellness.
Experts say the new SEC rules could allow brokers to encroach into the traditional territory of advisers without having to meet the same fiduciary standard of care.
While only 0.21% of balances were exchanged in May, it was the highest monthly activity so far this year, according to Alight Solutions.
Nearly all of those responding to a new Schwab survey say they would feel confident about making the right financial decisions with professional help, yet only half feel their current situation warrants professional advice.
Even though African Americans make up about 13% of the United States population, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports this group accounts for only about 7.6% of financial services professionals.
Many retirement plan participants want to deploy their values in their portfolios, as do portfolio managers; advisers can help make this happen.
The advantages of working with FlexPrecision allow financial advisers to concentrate on market opportunities and to cultivate new business.
The SECURE Act and open MEPs are among topics explored by the PLANSPONSOR National Conference ‘Washington Update’ panel.
The firm has worked with larger organizations for the past four decades, but credits the expansion towards a need for more fiduciary resources in the smaller business market.
Transamerica promotes RVP to large-market sales director; Rea & Associates adds new plan audit services director; Ascensus acquires TPA firm for FuturePlan platform; and more.
Employees of all income levels face distracting financial stress, survey finds.
They see them as a way to offload day-to-day asset management oversight so they can strengthen customer relationships.