Benefits advisers, consultants and third-party administrators (TPAs) are now able to produce branded total compensation statements easily and inexpensively for clients with the release of new software.
Meridian Business Group is offering advice to 401(k) plan participants who are unsure how to allocate funds, balance their investments, or investigate investment options through its Retirement Asset Management Plan (RAMPlan).
Barclays Global Investors filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last week to offer the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) that tracks the high-yield corporate bond market.
Commonwealth Financial Network now offers Jefferson National Life Insurance Companyâ€™s flat-insurance fee variable annuity on its platform, the firms announced last week.
State Street Corporation has come out with a Web-based tool that gives retirement plan participants direct and secure access to personal payment information and account transactions.
Colorado-based PVG Asset Management Corporation has made its Hedged Portfolio Management accounts available to 401(k) plans and participants.
The investment arm of State Street Corporation launched today an exchange-traded fund family that tracks developed and emerging market stocks outside the U.S.
Vanguard is adding exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which will be structured as separate share classes of existing mutual funds, to its four existing bond index funds in an effort to expand its presence in the U.S. bond market.
Advisers in the federal retirement marketplace now have a new tool to illustrate retirement savings shortfalls with â€œvivid clarity.â€
Asset manager XTF has added a Sector Rotation Portfolio and a Country Rotation Portfolio to its lineup of exchange-traded fund (ETF) offerings, which will be offered to investors as separately managed accounts.
An Overland Park, Kansas advisory firm has unveiled a program under which it chooses a 401(k) planâ€™s investment option lineup and assumes fiduciary responsibility for its choices.
Recordkeeping technology provider SaveDaily.com can now post vesting to 401(k) participant statements and is now offering fulfillment options including electronic and mail distribution.
Barclays Global Investors (BGI) announced Thursday that eight new iShares fixed income exchange-traded funds (ETFs) began trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
Newkirk has added a feature to its SmartSingles retirement plan communication suite that calculates how much plan participants will need to defer to have sufficient income upon retirement.
Mellon Financial Corporation has introduced its independent, over-the-counter (OTC) derivative valuation service for institutional clients.
CIGNA HealthCare announced it is offering the availability of health savings accounts (HSAs) through JPMorgan Chase to employers with fewer than 50 employees.
Morningstar, Inc. plans to come out with a family of fixed income indexes, which can be licensed to institutions for the creation of investment vehicles including such things as mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and derivative securities.
Deutsche Bank and PowerShares Capital Management LLC have announced that seven PowerShares DB Commodity Sector exchange-traded funds have been listed on the American Stock Exchange.
New Frontier Advisors (NFA), LLC has unveiled an enterprise-wide version of the firmâ€™s LifeCycle financial planning software.
Commonwealth Financial Network has released a fee-based 401(k) platform, giving advisers access to about 12,000 funds, including no-transaction fee funds, load-waived funds, institutional funds and exchange-traded funds.