After an especially quiet nine-month start for 2014, the first half of October saw a major upswing in 401(k) participant trading activity, according to Aon Hewitt.
Tag: Retirement Plan Industry
Some people contend that retirees fared better when most employer-sponsored retirement plans were defined benefit (DB) pensions, but a study suggests that is not true.
Investment firm Rebalance IRA found 46% of Baby Boomers polled believe they do not pay any fees at all in their retirement accounts.
America’s pension system slipped two places and has fallen to 13th in the world in the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (MMGPI).
A new report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) asks whether household expenditures commonly change with age for older Americans.
MassMutual Northern California hired Douglas W. Van Order as the Sacramento, California-based financial services agency’s next general manager.
Financial services and investment management firm Lincoln Financial Group added two client relationship managers to its retirement plan services lineup.
United of Omaha Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company, joined the Penbridge Advisors Pension Risk Transfer (PRT) Database.
The American Benefits Council (ABC) has formed an alliance with the Europe-based International Employee Benefits Association (IEBA).
A new analysis shows 38.3 million working-age households (45%) do not have any retirement account assets.
Frances P. LaFleur joined Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP as a partner in the firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group.
Nearly a third of employees watch March Madness hoops during the workday.
Most travelers have a favorite hotel brand, work alone in their hotel rooms and decry the lack of overhead compartment space on airplanes.
Since the 404(a)(5) disclosure regulation went into effect in August, sources say they have seen little response from participants.
The U.S. retirement system successfully provided adequate retirement resources and successive generations of retirees have been better off, ICI research found.
Personality plays a large role in the way people plan for retirement, Guardian Retirement Solutions contends.
There are ways to prevent missing out on the full value of Social Security, a Prudential white paper illustrates.
“Auto-enrollment is very important to the future of 401(k)s,” contends J.J. McKinney, Retirement Strategies Inc.
Security Benefit Corp. launched “Failure Is Not an Option,” a retirement income campaign.
Retirees across all income groups are collecting more retirement income from employer-sponsored retirement plans than in the mid-1970s.