LIMRA SRI found participants who were given an estimate of how their retirement plan account balance would translate to monthly income in retirement took more positive actions and were more confidence in their retirement security.
Tag: Retirement Income
Democratic Senator Patty Murray says her bill would be a strong first step toward addressing some of the key hurdles facing women as they save for retirement in defined contribution plans; there are also proposed protections for part time workers and lower income individuals.
Vanguard engaged Mercer Health and Benefits to develop a new model to forecast health care costs for U.S. retirees; the effort has resulted in a number of pragmatic recommendations for individuals and employers.
Natixis’ head of retirement reflects on the newly published 2018 Global Retirement Index report, which shows the U.S. continues to slip relative to other developed nations in terms of the strength of its system.
The adviser is in a good position to remind widowed individuals to continue to think about and plan for the long-term financial future—difficult as that may be after the loss of a spouse.
According to Josh Cohen, a big part of PGIM’s strategy as a DCIO provider is to foster conversations across plan sponsors’ own organizations, “presenting them with a framework for frank and practical discussions between the HR and finance functions.”
The integration brings together retirement income planning software with a web- and mobile-based CRM application.
“In this year’s survey, an astounding 85% of respondents paying toward student loans reported that their obligation to repay the funds are impacting their ability to prepare for retirement,” warns Marsha Whitehead, OneAmerica vice president of enterprise marketing.
Though they made suggestions for improving lifetime income options for DC retirement plan participants, some who made comments to the ERISA Advisory Council suggested offering in-plan annuities may not be the answer.
A new “Cost of Long-Term Care” analysis published by Moll Law Group underscores the fundamental difficulty of planning for the health care unknowns faced by all retirement savers.
While employers cited rising health care costs followed by outliving retirement savings as their biggest concerns for employees' retirement readiness, TIAA says surprisingly few have built retirement plan offerings that solve for these challenges.
A study looks at the hourly wage gap between college and high school graduates, and researchers suggest policy options to boost retirement savings that include financial literacy training, among other things.
A study found the cost of health care was another top reason retirees filed for bankruptcy.
In a new Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey, 95% of employers who offer such benefits agree that their financial wellness programs have been effective at promoting work force management goals.
According to a new survey, 76% of employees say they understand the salient features of health savings accounts, or “HSAs,” yet only 12% could correctly identify the common attributes of an HSA in a simple quiz.
Fifty-four percent of respondents to an Allianz Life survey say that other expenses are interfering with their retirement savings, and 20% say they are saving for other financial goals.