The Investment Company Institute also found 401(k) plan participants investing in mutual funds tend to hold lower-cost funds.
Tag: 401(k) plans
The book continues to show that plans with higher average account balances pay lower total fees.
More plans are auto enrolling at a greater than 3% default deferral rate, and 13% of plans are increasing deferrals at more than 1% annually, a PSCA survey found.
It is available to workers 18 years and older who have contributed to a company-sponsored retirement plan or IRA.
However, a federal judge change the class definition for the imprudent investment claims because class representatives were not all invested in the funds challenged.
The 9th Circuit ruled that a prudent fiduciary in the same circumstances as the defendants could view the proposed alternative course of action regarding company stock in Hewlett-Packard's 401(k) plan as likely to cause more harm than good without first conducting a proper investigation.
The suit questions the use of actively managed versus passively managed funds. It also suggests that collective trusts and separate accounts are better vehicles than mutual funds for retirement plans.