Workers surveyed said help with student loan debt and more financial education would help them achieve their financial goals.
The amendments to regulations on guaranteed benefits and asset allocation would incorporate statutory changes to the rules for participants with certain ownership interests in a plan sponsor.
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The reduction is a result of the new tax reform.
Businessolver President and CEO Jon Shanahan says a new joint solution being rolled out with Transamerica better acknowledges the “intrinsic relationship between wealth and health” by delivering a “one wallet” approach.
Anne Ackerley, head of BlackRock’s defined contribution business, sat down last week with PLANADVISER to offer a sneak peek at the DCIO provider’s latest DC Pulse Survey; the data shows increased confidence among plan participants, while sponsors have emerging decumulation concerns.
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This includes 13% who do not plan to ever retire, according to the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies.
According to data from CEM Benchmarking, defined benefit pensions have outperformed defined contribution plans by less than half a percentage point over the last decade—described as a “huge improvement” for DC plan sponsors.
A study from the TIAA Institute finds focusing on financial literacy and understanding of exponential growth boosts participation and savings in an opt-in DC plan plan, while efforts targeted at procrastination tendencies do so for automatic enrollment plans.
Military members using an adviser report contributing nearly double the amount to their retirement accounts on average compared with those lacking regular financial guidance.
Men are saving an average of 8.9%, and women, 6.4%, PenFed Credit Union found in a survey
This is down from 59% in 1998, according to Willis Towers Watson
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While the investing rules controlling the Connecticut public pension fund are different from those governing corporate retirement plans, the argumentation as to why gun manufacturer divestment may be the right thing to do offers some food for thought for anyone charged with the fiduciary management of retirement plan assets.
Among those who said they would like to save more, 56% said retirement was a top reason; however, LIMRA found that debt is a major obstacle preventing many people from saving as much as they would like.
“We expect others in the industry will take similar actions,” says Justin Owens, director, Client Strategy & Research, Russell Investments.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has also increased Americans’ appetite for equities.
Wilmington Trust to Support Franklin Templeton CITs; Ryan Labs Releases Strategy for Corporate and Public Pensions; and TriLine Issues Energy-Related ETF.
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