An anticipated 20% increase in defined contribution (DC) participants between 2007 and 2011 means a pool of 9.6 million people with potential questions regarding their plan, according to a new research report.
Financial services forget that people planning for retirement income need to balance the risk of living long with the possibility that they won’t, according to Robert Del Col, President of FundQuest.
Ameriprise Financial, Inc. has launched two new series of actively managed account portfolios.
Several Indiana teachers have filed what could become a class-action lawsuit, accusing MetLife and a financial consultant of rigging their 403(b) investment options.
It’s an undisputed fact that the vast majority of retirement plan participants never rebalance their accounts.
As the nation’s workforce ages, a new study suggests that one in five advisers are already positioning themselves as “retirement coaches.″
A new study suggests that automatic portfolio rebalancing programs can make a significant contribution to retirement savings.
Fidelity Investments reported that its 2006 net income was off by11.3% - its first profit drop in four years - as it scrambled to keep up with rivals, according to news reports.
Deutsche Bank and PowerShares Capital Management LLC today announced their collaboration on two currency-based exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
Sixteen new iShares exchange traded funds (ETFs) have transferred listings to the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) from the American Stock Exchange, completing a previously announced deal.
Charles Schwab has launched the Schwab Advisor Portfolio, aimed at advisers and third party administrators (TPAs) interested in customizing the investment choices of their client plans, including adding separately managed accounts.
The National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) has charged two former Prudential Securities Inc. (PSI), brokers in Utah for aiding a hedge fund manager’s deceptive practices to market time through variable annuities.
New retirement income products must emerge to fit new retirement models.
People with annuities show fewer symptoms of depression.
In the retirement income arena, the best products won’t necessarily prevail.
Morningstar Investment Services (MIS) launched a managed account service consisting of individually customized stock portfolios based on its own indexes and independent equity research.
Emerging markets dropped by 0.11% over the month of January, while developed markets gained 1.20%, but developed market returns trailed emerging markets for both the three- and 12-month periods, according to new Standard&Poor’s data.
Former U.S. Representative Harold E. Ford Jr. has been hired by Merrill Lynch&Co.
You may have noticed that the days are getting longer – but are you ready to spring forward?
Shares of the first yen-based exchange traded fund (ETF) have begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange.