Tag: Plan providers

ESOP Knowledge Can Provide Real Adviser Differentiation

In an interview with PLANADVISER, Jerry Ripperger, vice president of consulting at Principal, highlights a new, fee website the firm has rolled out to help advisers and their clients explore the potential benefits of launching employee stock ownership plans as part of a broader ownership transition.

Georgetown University Targeted by Familiar ERISA Breach Allegations

Plaintiffs argue it was inappropriate to allow three recordkeepers to supply the plans with a separate menu of investment choices, including mutual fund share classes that charged higher fees than other alternatives that offered the same investment strategies or less expensive share classes of the exact same investment fund—or both.

Empower Retirement Reveals PlanVisualizer System

The interactive technology enables retirement advisers to demonstrate to plan sponsors how modifications in plan design can impact their employees’ retirement readiness, and the shifting cost of providing the plan for the employer. 

2017 Adviser Choice Awards

PLANADVISER has announced winners of the fourth annual Adviser Choice Awards, to be handed out at the PLANSPONSOR/PLANADVISER Excellence in Retirement Awards 2018 on March 29th.

Retirement Industry People Moves

Nikki Newton is appointed president of Ivy Distributors Inc.; John Hancock Retirement Plan Services forms a new leadership team charged with enhancing the delivery of large customized retirement plans.