To guarantee or not to guarantee? For some of the leading recordkeepers and investment managers, that’s not a question they necessarily want to answer.
Tag: Retirement Income
Willis Towers Watson’s Thinking Ahead Institute says defined contribution plan designs and communications will leverage technology to deliver a far more customized experience for participants.
Social Security is a big part of retirement income planning for employees.
Sponsors are beginning to be willing to adapt their plans to accommodate retirees' lifetime income needs.
Whether by video or written text, researchers found a short story significantly improved test scores about annuities and Social Security claiming.
In addition, the report discusses possible refinements to the baseline strategy, introduced last year, to address specific goals and circumstances, such as uneven expense and income flows, or alternative patterns of retirement income.
A research report provides an analysis of how including a default deferred income annuity (DIA) can improve retirement income for retirees and offers suggestions advisers can give 401(k) plan clients for implementing it.
Financial professionals who do business with Allianz can soon provide information surrounding what may be optimal timing to take Social Security benefits, as well as how to file based on various financial and spousal scenarios.
It helps educate advisers on how to discuss income planning with clients.
Introducing auto portability and allowing open multiple employer plans (MEPs) were simulated to have the biggest impact on decreasing the retirement income deficit.
Anxiety about turning DC plan assets into a “lifetime retirement paycheck” in such a low-rate environment is keeping aging Americans in the workforce—including many who very likely have enough money saved to retire comfortably and don’t want to keep working.
A study by Greenwald & Associates and CANNEX shows those close to retirement highly value guaranteed income to supplement Social Security, and suggests advisers consistently underestimate clients’ interest.
Outdated withdrawal strategies and risks retirees face create a need for the use of products and solutions that guarantee income, according to the 2019 Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) Factbook.
Sales of fixed annuities increased 38% during the first quarter of 2019 relative to the same period last year, according to the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute.
MassMutual says a married couple that lives into their 90s but decides to begin their Social Security benefits at age 62 as opposed to age 70 could be leaving as much as half a million dollars on the table, or forfeiting $2,000 to $4,000 a month for life.
While a new study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) finds the majority of people spend less than 100% of their retirement income, it also shows factors and expenses that can move spending up or down.
Just over one-quarter of adults think they can live comfortably on Social Security alone, according to a survey by the Nationwide Retirement Institute.