During a conference call held to discuss the pending retirement of Bill Stromberg, CEO of T. Rowe Price, leaders at the firm highlighted the growing importance of socially responsible investing and the need to improve diversity and inclusion in financial services.
Despite winning regulatory approval of the combination from the European Commission, Aon and Willis Towers Watson have reached an impasse with the U.S. Department of Justice, says Aon CEO Greg Case.
Companies that help retirement plan sponsors with investments also provide benefits to their own employees; in some ways, assets managers’ plans resemble the broader marketplace, while in others they stand out.
Kevin Barry, president of workplace investing for Fidelity, talks recordkeeping industry consolidation and the need for scale.
Advisers and providers in the defined contribution plan arena want to take a bite out of banks’ dominance in the health savings account marketplace, and they are building solutions to make it happen.
Executives overseeing the survey report agreed that the U.S. is just beginning to see the real impact of decades of public policy decisions and private employer efforts to fundamentally reshape the retirement landscape.
The StoryLine process seeks insight into an employer's overall plan makeup, with the intent of tailoring default options for each plan sponsor.
Via the new client interface, participants can see their projected health care costs in retirement compared against the projected balance in their HSA.
One element of the Financial Wellness 360 program is Lifestyle Benefits, a suite of self-service resources that help employees “address today’s financial challenges and prepare for tomorrow.”
To improve engagement with financial wellness programs, companies are employing new tools based in behavioral science and powered by responsive technology.
The decision by the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California is short and to the point, stretching just 15 pages and ruling only weakly in favor of the AT&T defendants’ motion to dismiss by allowing room for an amended complaint.
Milliman is still very much a mid-tier recordkeeping provider by scale, ranking 53rd in terms of the total number of plan served and 27th in total assets in custody; this week the firm is launching a new unified sales and service structure in a bid to boost growth and client satisfaction.
According to Fidelity, the enhanced managed account solution combines a personalized digital experience, discretionary investment management, ongoing support and access to a team of professional planning consultants.
Considering a second amended complaint much broader than the original, a district court has once again rejected allegations by participants in a Ford Motor Company retirement plan that Xerox HR Solutions, the recordkeeper, violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
There is more emphasis than ever before in the DC plan space on identifying the best way to offer a benefit that is not just a to-retirement program, but also a through-retirement program.
While the conference is quickly approaching, there is still time to sign up. All the information you need is here.
Looking ahead, Vanguard researchers estimate that 77% of participants on the firm’s recordkeeping platform will be invested in a single TDF by 2022.