The IPX platform provides RIAs with a more manageable entry point into the complex 403(b) and 457(b) markets by streamlining the requisite custody, trust, trading and administrative services.
Tag: Plan providers
The Standard Adds Retirement Specialist to Denver Office; New Regional SVP for TPA Services at Pentegra; Industry Veteran to Serve as SVP and Sales Director at USICG; and more.
An internal memo circulating this week at UBS announces a series of senior hires and details the launch of an expanded digital platform supporting advisers’ delivery of equity compensation plan services.
The Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism Index remains at a 17-year high, despite a clear uptick in volatility, with the index at +139 in the first quarter; the firm’s head of retirement dissects the findings for PLANADVISER readers.
Plaintiffs suggested plan fiduciaries permitted excessive fees to be paid, leading to improper provider kickbacks; a district court judge has summarily dismissed the allegations for failing to state an actionable claim.
The unsuccessful challenge was viewed as somewhat unique amid the glut of retirement industry litigation because it cited the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Law of 1970, known as RICO.
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.
The latest decision out of the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals throws a dramatic new element of confusion into the epic regulatory saga that has been the rollout of the Department of Labor fiduciary rule.
Despite the tremendous progress of the last decade, there remain some “surprisingly different perspectives” among plan sponsors, recordkeepers, and individual participants when it comes to priorities and best practices, according to a new Cerulli report.
The new comprehensive practice management platform for 401(k) advisers is powered by Envestnet Retirement Solutions' Practice Advantage solution.
Businessolver President and CEO Jon Shanahan says a new joint solution being rolled out with Transamerica better acknowledges the “intrinsic relationship between wealth and health” by delivering a “one wallet” approach.
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.
The redesigned plan participant portal is based on insights gained from working with more than 5 million workers across the U.S., according to the firm.
The sizable ERISA suit’s third amended compliant explicitly names as a defendant one of the advisory firms supporting NYU’s retirement plans.
The new financial wellness program is designed to inspire, educate and encourage employees to make lasting financial behavior changes.
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.
News emerged Tuesday of a shift in the way Fidelity and Vanguard, two of the largest-volume providers of recordkeeping and investment products for retirement plans, work with and compensate one another—and how certain costs are ultimately charged and disclosed to participants.
“Understanding and discussing the tax impact of your investment and retirement account withdrawal recommendations is not the same thing as giving tax advice,” explains Joe Elsasser, president of Covisum.