Newsdash Insight on Plan Design & Investment Strategy from PLANSPONSOR
October 29th, 2018
How to Interpret Participant ‘Stress’ About Retirement
In conversation with PLANADVISER, Lincoln Financial Group’s leader of retirement plan services explains why more Americans today cite “retirement” as their No. 1 financial stressor; in some ways, this is actually a great thing. Read more >
EBRI Reports Increased Savings Needed for Health Expenses in Retirement
At the extreme, EBRI estimates, out-of-pocket costs could reach $399,000 or more. Read more >
Young Women More Financially Driven Than Young Men
They are driven to reach financial independence but fall behind when it comes to saving and investing, Schwab found in a survey. Read more >
Retirement Industry People Moves
ESOP and ERISA Litigators Join McDermott Willl & Emery as Partners; IRI Names New President and CEO; Callan Adds Team Member to Capital Markets Group; and more. Read more >
Fiduciary Insurance Is Critical
Insurers scrutinize potential customers more carefully Read more >
Hub International’s Ambitious Vision for the Retirement Market
AutoZone’s Use of Prudential GoalMaker Criticized in New Lawsuit
2020 Contribution and Benefit Limits Announced
IRS Proposes Changes to Tables Used in RMD Calculations
The Great TDF Debate: Prudence vs. Performance
Ups, Downs of Balanced Funds
Just 8.9% of plans employ these funds as their default investment Read more >
Valuable Partnerships
How one adviser works with wealth managers in his firm to find prospects Read more >
Market Mirror
Friday, the Dow lost 296.24 points (1.19%) to finish at 24,688.31, the NASDAQ closed 151.12 points (2.07%) lower at 7,167.21, and the S&P 500 decreased 46.88 points (1.73%) to 2,658.69. The Russell 2000 was down 16.58 points (1.10%) at 1,483.82, and the Wilshire 5000 fell 470.33 points (1.69%) to 27,427.14. The price of the 10-year Treasury note was up 10/32, decreasing its yield to 3.083%. The price of the 30-year Treasury bond increased 17/32, bringing its yield down to 3.317%. WEEK’S WORTH: For the week ending October 26, the Dow was down 2.97%, the NASDAQ closed 3.78% lower, and the S&P 500 lost 3.94%. The Russell 2000 decreased 3.78%, and the Wilshire 5000 fell 3.98%.

Editorial: Alison Cooke Mintzer


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