Investors say the most important question an adviser can answer is how much can they afford to spend each year in retirement, according to a Dimensional Fund Advisors survey.
Over 40% of survey respondents indicate their organization has been offering a financial wellness program for 5 years or more.
By making workers aware of health and financial benefits, employers can make their workforce more engaged and productive—and avoid costly expenses.
Yet only 20% have taken any step toward funding their long-term care expenses.
This can put a person’s retirement in jeopardy, The Pew Charitable Trusts says.
The firm is partnering with bilingual education expert Rebecca Heaton Juarez to deliver broader-based financial wellness and participant educational services in multiple languages.
The difference owes to the pay gap between men and women, the tendency of many women to take a career break to raise or care for family, and women’s longer life expectancy.
All retirement plan advisers need to do is provide plan census data.
There seems to be no consensus on a definition of the trendy term, but plan advisers can create their own business model for offering a ‘financial wellness’ program.
L. Rita Fiumara from UBS shared generation-specific insights that can help shape retirement plan communications.
Shlomo Benartzi shared tricks for ‘digital nudging’ with attendees of the 2017 PLANADVISER National Conference.
Fifty-nine percent are unsure about who to go to for financial advice and guidance, a survey finds.
The provider is enhancing its participant-facing digital offerings to drive participant behavior.
In-plan lifetime income options can secure certain benefits participants may not find in retail solutions, suggests a new study by TIAA.
In addition, more than one-quarter of recent retirees say life is worse because of income and cost of living.
Advisers who help plan sponsor clients address employees' health care cost concerns may be helping to boost employees' retirement savings.
The campaign aims to engage employees in a discussion about their overall financial decision-making, with an emphasis on their retirement savings decisions.
PwC says there is a great need for financial wellness programs, as 53% feel financially stressed, and that this costs employers with 10,000 workers $3.3 million a year in lost productivity.
Ernst & Young says the best measure is employee engagement.
Forty-four percent of middle-income women say this, compared to 14% of men.