New SPDR exchange-traded funds (ETFs) include the first capitalization-weighted vehicle covering international small cap equities.
Pershing Advisor Solutions LLC has launched a new program for independent registered investment advisers (RIAs) offering support in the area of practice management, including planning and marketing.
The Online 401(k) is partnering with nine payroll firms around the country during the first quarter of 2007, enabling small businesses to access an independent, integrated payroll and 401(k) product.
Nationwide Retirement Solutions (NRS) has launched managed account and guaranteed balance products available to participants in NRS administered 457 plans.
Four bond exchange traded funds (ETF) from The Vanguard Group featuring expense ratios of 0.11% began trading Tuesday on the American Stock Exchange.
AIG Private Client Group has rolled out a new insurance program designed to help protect the personal assets of highly compensated individuals.
Still River Retirement Planning Software Inc. has released a retirement planning tool for individuals who are approaching retirement or already retired that provides advice based on a wide range of financial and non-financial information
AXA Distributors is launching a new advertising campaign in an effort to help advisers who sell annuities spur interest in retirement savings among their clients.
WisdomTree Investments has created a business unit focused on delivering exchange traded funds (ETFs) to the 401(k) marketplace.
Securian Financial Services has unveiled a managed account product that uses exchange-traded fund (ETF) index investments along with strategic and tactical asset allocations.
XShares Advisors LLC announced that two more of its HealthShares ETFs began trading Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
MassMutual Financial Group is expanding its presence in the retail retirement accumulation and retirement income market with the creation of MassMutual Retirement Income (MMRI), which integrates the firmâ€™s annuity and income management businesses.
The Advisory Group of San Francisco has launched a suite of services to help employers optimize their 401(k) plan and costs to determine whether fiduciaries and their participants are making sound decisions and paying fair fees.
The firm has introduced a new retirement plan vehicle that gives advisers pricing flexibility.
The investment management arm of State Street Corporation has added six emerging markets exchange-traded funds (ETF) to its SPDRs ETF lineup.
Prudential Retirement now offers an Autopilot Impact Tool, an interactive, PC-based resource, that allows advisers to help their clients model the impact of these two autopilot options.
Morningstar, Inc. introduced Principia Asset Allocation, a new module for the financial planning resource that helps advisers create individualized asset allocation strategies based on a client's personal circumstances, including risk tolerance, current assets, and future needs.
Charles Schwab has added a fifth target date fund â€“ the 2050 fund â€“ to its line up of Schwab Managed Retirement Trust Funds.
Fiduciary Risk Assessment LLC (FRA), a Charlotte, North Carolina-based software development company, has unveiled its new 404c Compliance Diagnostic tool.
Barclays Global Investors’ (BGI) iShares Lehman MBS Fixed-Rate Bond Fund, a fixed income exchange-traded fund (ETF) that tracks a mortgage-backed securities index, has begun trading on the American Stock Exchange.