Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
October 31st, 2018
Harmonizing Retirement Benefits and Corporate Strategy
Great retirement plans can be found in all industries and geographies, says Mel Hooker at Wells Fargo; what unites them is a sense of purpose and an ability for the employer to see the strategic importance of quality benefits. Read more >
Live Event: The Road to Success in TDF Selection
Methodologies relying on past performance overlook the dramatic influence of market beta in recent years. As a result, we again see the industry turn toward excessive risk-taking. The tremendous increase in the number of participants close to retirement and relying on TDFs means a market correction could be severe. Read more >
Workers in AB Retirement Confidence Survey Cite Desire for Income
Forty-seven percent of U.S. workers are confident about their retirement prospects, up from 32% last year, an AllianceBernstein survey found. This level of confidence is at a 10-year high, the investment management firm says. Read more >
A Retirement Plan’s Default Investment Is Not for Every Employee
The retirement plan sponsor’s choice of a default investment should not reflect the full distribution of employee investor types, but rather those who would select it, a research report suggests. Read more >