RidgeWorth Investments has launched a fee benchmarking tool for financial advisers who work with plan sponsors.
Scott Holsopple will assume the position of chief executive officer of Smart401k immediately.
Anthony A. James has been convicted of seven counts of mail fraud, six counts of wire fraud, and one count of embezzlement from an employee benefit plan.
Fifty-seven percent of respondents to a survey commissioned by TD AMERITRADE reported they are either a little or far behind financially in terms of preparation for retirement.
Issues related to retirement and rising health care costs continue to rank highest among financial concerns for affluent Americans, according to a recent survey.
Despite recognizing the need to have a plan or saving for retirement, less than one-fifth (18%) of Asian Americans have engaged in a conversation with a financial professional, according to research from Prudential Financial.
Even as retirement savings accounts are back on a growth curve, retirement plan participants are more interested in receiving advice about investing their retirement funds, a new report suggests.
Americans reported that they are more knowledgeable about personal finance but would also benefit from professional advice, according to a survey by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.
Seventy-seven percent of employees said financial advice and guidance programs would improve their productivity in the workplace, according to MetLife’s 8th annual Employee Benefits Trends Study.
Financial advisers might have ripe opportunities to talk to clients about long-term care insurance, a new survey sponsored by Genworth Financial suggests.
The Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) said its new Retirement Pyramid can help financial advisers explain what clients need to have “a healthy and vital financial future.”
Regulators might be cracking down on prohibited advice arrangements in retirement plans and broadening the scope of fiduciary status, suggested Jason C. Roberts, partner and co-chair of the Financial Services Practice Group at Reish & Reicher.
Last Saturday night, we returned to a home darkened by a power outage.
As Americans regain confidence in their ability to retire, more workers and retirees turn to advisers for help, according to the 2010 Retirement Confidence Survey, released today by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI).
A survey by AXA Equitable found that Americans who work with financial professionals are more confident about their ability to invest in equities.
The White House today proposed a new rule to implement the exemption for investment advice in the Pension Protection Act (PPA).
E*Trade has rolled out a new advice solution that it says will “help investors navigate complex market dynamics.”
It is a long-accepted tenet that most retirement plan participants want—and need—help to make good investment decisions, and a new study suggests that it makes a difference.
A new AllianceBernstein study suggests that small-plan sponsors could use some help understanding the Pension Protection Act (PPA) and their fiduciary roles.
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine and the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) are offering free financial planning services as part of a two-day event.