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.
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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.
Among Baby Boomers who think it is important to work with an adviser, nearly 70% said they would purchase an annuity within their individual retirement account (IRA), according to a survey by fixed income annuity provider Annexus.
Over a six-year period, projected income replacement scores in plans managed by Empower increased from 68% to 77.8%
Alongside numerous proposed changes, employees who work for three consecutive years with at least 500 hours of service each year would have to be made eligible to participate in an employer’s plan, but would be excluded from top-heavy and nondiscrimination testing.
But, employees younger than 25 and older than 65 are more likely to say they try to save/invest their HSA funds, a survey finds.
The Center for Retirement Research projects that 40% of those born between 1976 and 1985 will be unable to replace 75% of the income they received between the ages of 55 and 54 when they reach age 70.
60% say life in retirement exceeds their expectations.
Fifty-seven percent of employees surveyed do not want their employer to send personalized messages to people facing important financial decisions.
More than one in four now avoid the market and nearly half have altered their spending and savings habits.
More than one-third of retirees continue to grow their assets, BlackRock found.
However, they also do not live as long those with a higher socioeconomic status.