Lincoln Financial Creates Personalized Target-Date Portfolios; Aon Hewitt-Managed Pooled Funds Claim Compliance with GIPS; Broadridge Financial Increases Data and Analytics Team; and more.
Tag: Managed accounts
Panelists discussed numerous investment options that can push additional retirement savings.
The panel focused on current asset allocation trends, and then shifted to what plan sponsors and participants need to know about these investment products.
Franklin Templeton Expands ETF Lineup with Three Additional Funds; Hartford Funds Launches Short-Duration ETF; First Trust Launches Actively Managed ETF; and more.
Professional investment assistance helps DC plan participants’ outcomes; however, an analysis from Alight Solutions found users of managed accounts see higher returns, are more diversified and save more in their DC plans.
A new analysis out from Empower Retirement finds historical investment performance does not serve as an optimal overall measure of value delivered by a managed account; there is strong evidence to suggest “engaged participants” extract more value from managed accounts.
A paper from Morningstar Investment Management lays out a framework for advisers and plan sponsors to determine the qualified default investment alternative (QDIA) that is the best fit for a plan's demographics.
New Cerulli research shows the most common reason for which 401(k) plan sponsors offer participants a managed account service is that it can be positioned as a retirement income solution; also considered is the emergence of so-called “shadow fiduciaries.”
Research from Cerulli Associates finds plan sponsors must position managed accounts as a service, in order to change its costly product reputation.
A Mercer white paper says defined contribution plan sponsors should focus on ensuring sound plan management and establishing success measures, among other things.
Swerdlin & Company Integrates Stadion Storyline; Vanguard Offers First U.S. Actively Managed ETF Suite; and AAM Enters U.S. ETF Market with New Dividend Funds; and more.