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Why managed accounts are viewed as preferable to target-date funds
Two leading executives discussed the new fiduciary rule, retirement readiness, income and more.
However, more education about how they work is needed.
Envestnet Retirement Solutions and HealthSavings Administrators LLC are rolling out a new solution to help advisers and their clients better utilize HSAs.
Fidelity's digital investing platform competes with robo advice providers by adding human component.
Nearly three-quarters think the market volatility will settle down by year’s end.
At year-end 2015, about half of all Vanguard participants were solely invested in an automatic investment program—compared with just 29% at the end of 2010.
The solution is aimed at simplifying retirement plan delivery for small employers.
Cerulli Associates outlines various hurdles to wider managed account adoption in a new report, while urging advisers to consider how managed accounts can complement TDFs.
Employers increasingly view managed accounts as a powerful talent attraction and retention tool.
While retirement plan sponsors increasingly see managed accounts as helpful to prepare participants for retirement, more education is needed to increase participant usage.
Even otherwise knowledgeable users of target-date funds seem not to fully understand the diversification benefits of TDFs, leading to the harmful behavior of “partial TDF use.”
The adviser-as-portfolio manager approach to client service can be a real differentiator, but it can also hamper a firm with significant liability and serious amounts of legwork.
Software developer NextCapital Group finds new support for developing digital portfolio management and advice delivery tools, in the form of Series B financing worth $16 million.
Rather than competing for participant contributions, TDFs and managed accounts can co-exist in a defined contribution plan.
Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust introduced a managed account service for 401(k) plans, and Wells Fargo Asset Management launched a suite of actively managed TDFs.
The way investors treat their assets is changing, especially among Millennials.
Discussing a new managed account-type service with PLANADVISER, Schwab Retirement Plan Services says the offering helps advisers play a deeper role in delivering effective QDIAs.
One retirement planning industry executive feels TDFs have done a lot for a lot of people, “but it’s time to go from a good idea to a great idea.”