Investment Product and Service Launches

John Hancock creates model portfolios managed by Manulife; Northern Trust builds portfolio analytics tool; American Century to launch new suite of investment solutions; and more.

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Investment Product and Service Launches

LifeYield creates alliance with software-based service organization; Dimensional announces new Investment Solutions Group; Vanguard reopens funds and broadens access to others; and more.

Pension Deductions Creates Online DB Calculator

The company believes the new tool will reduce wait time for advisers, who will usually contact actuaries to estimate defined benefit (DB) plan contribution requests when clients explore the possibility of setting up a plan for their business.