Advisers predict that auto enrollment and auto deferral increases are the two principal features most likely to shape the retirement marketplace over the next three years.
Tag: Enrollment participation
The future of retirement plans may lie in automated savings arrangements, but that can’t be the only means of improving participation and employee engagement.
An anticipated 20% increase in defined contribution (DC) participants between 2007 and 2011 means a pool of 9.6 million people with potential questions regarding their plan, according to a new research report.
A new Hewitt Associates study of large US company retirement plans found that 43% offer, or are very likely to offer, third-party investment advisory services in the coming year.
Fidelity Investments is testing a new feature under which older participants already contributing at or close to the maximum to their 401(k) plans can "automatically" catch up.
Two-thirds of America’s youngest workers say they would be “grateful″ and “optimistic″ if their employer automatically enrolled them in the company’s defined contribution plan, according to a new poll.
While there has been a lot of talk the past year about the need to boost participation and deferrals, we don't seem to be making much progress.