Less than a year after their launch, Allstate has pulled the plug on its Allstate ClearTarget funds.
Tag: Lifecyle funds
Morningstar, Inc. has launched a family of asset allocation indexes, designed to benchmark target-date and target-risk investment products.
DailyAccess Corporation has added Old Mutual Asset Management's Target Plus Portfolios to its product platform.
Ibbotson Associates is now offering its custom target maturity portfolio construction service to financial institutions serving defined contribution plans of all sizes.
With recent market volatility, a concern that some participants are too aggressively invested in equities has been added to the ongoing concern that some participants are invested too conservatively.
Fueled by target-date growth, DCIO firms up sales efforts
Nobody has agreed how best to benchmark lifecycle funds. What to consider when making that determination.
What do clients really think about advisers' services?
Choosing among target-date funds, balanced funds, and managed accounts
Advisers crucial to QDIA selection
Advisers share their preferences for building a plan investment lineup
Target-dates useful but flawed, witnesses tell SEC and DoL
Target-date funds might overallocate equities
With no industry consensus on how to benchmark target-date funds, what can advisers do?
Fees, retirement income, QDIAs, and 403(b)s offer advisers sales and service opportunities
The defined-contribution (DC) plan consulting business is changing to adjust to new plan trends by, among other things, offering custom target-date funds and adding inflation-protection investment vehicles to fund offerings.
New products, highlights, announcements
The QDIA regulations open the door for new default options
As fond as I am of the phrase "the more things change, the more they stay the same," I sometimes question its applicability to the retirement plan space.
How advisers are making a difference