It is a long-accepted tenet that most retirement plan participants want—and need—help to make good investment decisions, and a new study suggests that it makes a difference.
Tag: Managed accounts
The vendor Advisor Software, Inc., said it will expand its offering to registered investment advisers (RIAs) with the acquisition of asset management firm Advisor Partners, LLC.
Financial firms surveyed by Cerulli Associates said examination of fees, such as 12b-1 reform, will be the greatest regulatory impact in the coming year.
Clients of fee-based financial advisers will now have access to the
Fidelity Personal Retirement Annuity (FPRA) product because of a new
alliance between Fidelity Investments Life Insurance Company (FILI) and
Delta Global Asset Management, a registered investment advisory (RIA) firm, selected FundQuest to provide outsourced technology, back-office, and investment research services.
Standard Retirement Services, a subsidiary of StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., will begin offering its proprietary managed account service to 403(b) plans next month, the company announced.
Half of employers now offer workers outside investment advisory services, including advice, guidance, and/or managed accounts, according to Hewitt Associates.
Target-date funds have drawn a lot of scrutiny of late, but a new survey suggests that participants still have confidence in the approach.
Envestnet has brought aboard James Patrick, former co-head of U.S. Distribution for Allianz Global Investors, to head Envestnet’s managed account program.
Financial advisers who custody with J.P. Morgan will now have access to a new managed account platform from FundQuest Incorporated.
Financial risk should be redefined to be viewed as the potential to lose money, rather than the average return, said Tim Knepp, CIO of Genworth Financial Asset Management, at a Genworth-hosted media event in New York City yesterday.
If you want to get a quick sense of just how fast time flies, consider that it was only a year ago this week that Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy.
Morningstar Associates, LLC, has announced that USI Consulting Group is now offering managed retirement accounts through Morningstar Retirement Manager.
Despite strong domestic-equity and sound fixed-income performance during the second quarter of 2009, hefty investor assets were cashed out of separate accounts and collective trusts entirely, according to Morningstar data.
American Reliance Group, Inc., (ARG), a financial advisory firm headquartered in Spokane, Washington, has selected FundQuest to provide outsourced technology, back-office, and investment research services.