Russell Investments has announced the appointment of Penny Zuckerwise as CEO Americas Institutional.
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Half (52%) of affluent Americans believe that more could be done to assist individuals in their retirement saving efforts, according to a recent survey.
A survey from ING U.S. Retirement Services shows that those in a workplace plan are more confident, informed, and proactive when it comes to their savings.
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.
A majority of employers that made changes to their retirement plans in response to the economic downturn expect to keep those changes in 2010, according to a new Buck Consultants Survey.
The Principal Financial Group has released RetireView, a product designed to help plan advisers help participants in their client plans choosing their optimum asset allocation.
Workers offered 401(k) plans exhibit more proactive retirement savings behaviors, demonstrate higher levels of knowledge about retirement investing, and are more confident in their ability to retire comfortably, according to new research from the non-profit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies.
Despite interest by clients, ETFs are not a slam dunk in retirement plans
A study prepared for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) found that nearly 72% of workers in small companies have no retirement plan available.
Plan advisers must stop selling 401(k) plans—immediately
Collective trust funds (CTFs) are experiencing a renewed interest over the last few years in the defined contribution landscape, according to the latest retirement-focused research from Cerulli Associates.
Throughout much of the 2009 market rally, activity as measured by fund flows within the Callan DC Index, was above average as participants sought to increase their exposure to risky assets.
New 403(b) rules may offer opportunities for advisers to have a "client touch"
Where are some financial advisers taking our industry?
Next best thing to a pension, or just another tired solution in a box?
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is introducing a tool to its 401(k) plan sponsor clients designed to monitor and score the "financial wellness" of employees enrolled in their plans.
Retirement Management Systems, Inc., said it launched an asset management program to help advisers manage the 401(k) assets of their clients.
Picking the best solutions—even the best automatic solutions—still requires expertise
The labor-force participation rate is increasing for Americans ages 55 and older as they are faced with higher health costs and economic losses, according to a study published by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI).
Fidelity Investments' 401(k) highlights from 2009 showed that many participants recouped much of their losses from 2008.