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.
Speakers at the Best of PSNC 2018 event in Boston said diversification remains incredibly important, but simplifying the fund menu is a win-win for participants and sponsors.
The changes streamline the investment, administrative, operational and communication processes for 403(b) participants, plan sponsors and advisers, says IPX.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It is an end-to-end solution designed to make is easy for advisers to propose, onboard and serve 401(k) plans.
New Cerulli research shows the most common reason for which 401(k) plan sponsors offer participants a managed account service is that it can be positioned as a retirement income solution; also considered is the emergence of so-called “shadow fiduciaries.”
The proportion of plans that are at least partially bundled fell dramatically from 53.8% in 2016 to 44.0% in 2017, a continuation of the unbundling trend, according to Callan.
Swerdlin & Company Integrates Stadion Storyline; Vanguard Offers First U.S. Actively Managed ETF Suite; and AAM Enters U.S. ETF Market with New Dividend Funds; and more.
This case was filed against NYU Langone Hospitals, NYU Langone Health Systems, the retirement plan committee, and several named defendants.
The program’s open-architecture design offers access to hundreds of best-in-class mutual fund families.