Retirees lost a couple of effective but underutilized Social Security claiming strategies in this week’s Bipartisan Budget Act. The changes, which have people scrambling for answers, could mean some opportunity for retirement plan advisers to bring their expertise to plan sponsors. See Editor’s Choice for related stories.
Experts from Fidelity and Nationwide Retirement Institute weigh in on the changes in Social Security claiming strategies, and outline some resources for advisers, as well as ways to support their plan sponsor clients and participants.
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EBRI questions whether retirees are just determined to preserve their assets or whether they need more education about spending assets in retirement—both have implications for retirement plan advisers and sponsors.
Plaintiffs include in their complaint a substantial amount of backward-looking fund performance data to underpin their failure to monitor claims, comparing the Home Depot offerings to others that could have been purchased.
In a guest article written for PLANADVISER, Thomas Dodd, executive director of Pavilion Advisory Group Inc., compares and contrasts common retirement income strategies—including the pros and cons of each method, as viewed from the perspective of participants.