New research from Fidelity says equity compensation plans encourage employee loyalty and productivity, but many employees are not reaping the rewards of this incentive due to lack of understanding.
Motivating employees to participate in the plan requires creative strategies—from serving cookies to visiting the oil rig where they perform their job.
Close to three-quarters of women who are very confident about retirement savings have the help of a professional adviser, a study by Prudential says.
Whether they’re Millennials, Generation Xers or Boomers, American women are actively considering their future retirement and financial security, a survey said.
Although the Pension Protection Act has officially ushered in a wave of automation to retirement plans, education is still a vital part of a successful 401(k) and advisers can help plan sponsors measure the effects of their education campaigns.
When it comes to social trust, there's a significant difference between living in the city and the country - it's just not entirely clear why.
“We’d like to pat ourselves on the back saying we’ve helped people but the evidence is not in our favor,″ said Steve Ulian, Senior Vice President with Fidelity Institutional Retirement Services Company.
Financial services forget that people planning for retirement income need to balance the risk of living long with the possibility that they won’t, according to Robert Del Col, President of FundQuest.
The majority of workers polled by AllianceBernstein admitted they are unprepared or reluctant to monitor and manage their retirement plan investments.
Many Americans may be leaving their retirement savings program on auto pilot, but a majority responding to a recent survey was certain of one thing: they wanted to make basic savings decisions without the government doing it for them.
If you're interested in building out your business to affluent women, consider yourself forewarned.
More than 13.6 million employees in small, micro-businesses lack an employer-sponsored 401(k) plan today, a Fidelity news release said — a result that may well be the result of reluctance on the part of the owners of those businesses to embrace the concept.