The firm has revamped its Aviator 401(k) program, now adding simplified investment lineups, affordable pricing, and fiduciary support services to its offerings.
This means building trust by underscoring that they are acting in the client’s best interest and also getting to know them personally.
Based on the results of a new CANNEX study, advisers who are looking to provide clients with guaranteed income should seriously consider both income annuities and savings annuity contracts that offer GLWBs.
Financial wellness programs can leverage employees' financial personalities to decide their approach to financial wellness programs, PwC says.
The percentage of U.S. institutional investors that reject ESG outright shrank dramatically year over year, from 51% to 34%, according to RBC Global Asset Management’s third annual Responsible Investing Survey.
The Spectrem study found 59% of investors said their adviser understands Social Security benefits, while 47% said their adviser is knowledgeable about Medicare.
Employees are changing jobs more frequently than ever before, says Mark Koeppen at FPS Trust; when they go missing, this can lead to wasted time and money spent on administration of their orphaned savings.
The lawsuit makes sweeping claims about conflicts of interest in the defined contribution retirement plan industry, suggesting financial services companies deserve extra scrutiny.
A letter to the president from members of Congress asks for protection against the DOL's practice of “regulation through litigation.”
Most HSAs do not even have an investment component, but this will change, as health care brokers have been driving plan sponsor adoption of HSAs, but in the future advisers will, Jamie Greenleaf, with Cafaro Greenleaf, told attendees of PLANSPONSOR’s 2018 HSA Conference.
The effects are a dampening of volatility and better returns.
Among foundations, that is 64%, according to a Callan report.
Speakers at PLANSPONSOR's 2018 HSA Conference discussed educating participants about investing health savings account (HSA) assets and planning for retirement health care costs.
According to FPA, financial planners who engage in “know your client” behaviors gain deeper personal fulfillment from many more of their client relationships.
The National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators (NAGDCA) is offering free, ready-to-use participant communication materials.
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Willis Towers Watson suggests portals integrated with financial planning tools can help employees make strategic decisions about where to best save their money based on their unique financial situation.
They are also not interested in robo advisers, preferring to work with financial professionals in person.
Speaking at PLANSPONSOR's 2018 HSA Conference, Shad Fagerland, of counsel at Ivins, Phillips & Barker, discussed two bills, passed by the House, that would expand the use and benefits of health savings accounts (HSAs).
“Providing advisers with materials that can be used to educate clients about a firm’s approach to ESG investing is crucial in increasing adviser adoption,” says Ed Louis, a senior analyst at Cerulli Associates.