PCS and Aspire, both founded nearly two decades ago with the common goal of providing specialized services to investment fiduciaries, will join together to achieve the benefits of scale in an increasingly competitive marketplace.
The recently finalized acquisition of Wells Fargo’s Retirement and Trust business by Principal Financial Group calls to mind an earlier deal, inked by John Hancock and New York Life.
The recently-announced merger between BB&T and SunTrust will create the sixth-largest retail banking organization in the U.S.; both firms also have a presence in the DC plan recordkeeping world, prompting questions about what the deal could mean for retirement plan clients.
To help improve participant planning, the Retirement Income Planning Center provides resources to help create a retirement budget and income plan, which Wells Fargo says are two essentials for determining whether one is on track for retirement.
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