THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Keeping Stable  Value Options Stable

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Keeping Stable Value Options Stable

15% of participants select a stable value option for their DC plan account if one is made available to them—about twice as many as those participants selecting money market funds—making stable value a significant part of a plan lineup.

A Pension Plan Strategy

Bringing an investment strategy to plan sponsors to help manage liabilities

Partner to Prosper

Best practices in strategic partnerships

Exclusive Investments

Understanding the value to retirement plans of investing in CITs

A Fresh Look

Questions about choice and fees for target-date funds give plan advisers reasons to reevaluate

Inside America’s Savings Plans

Americans are faced with many competing financial priorities, and must consider the ramifications of living longer, escalating healthcare costs, and the costs of higher education. So how do Americans prioritize, and what are most of them saving for? Ascensus’ 2016 trends report examines savers across retirement, health savings, and college savings plans to find answers.

Universal Opportunity

The 403(b) market requires knowledge and the right experience.

Quality Plus Service Plus Value

The changing discussion about fee reasonableness.

Expert Retirement Plan Design

Ascensus Consulting provides both specialized plan design and education to retirement plan advisers.

The Countdown

Navigating Through Money Market Reform and Beyond

A Partner in the Field

Ascensus helps advisers navigate the changing retirement landscape

Changing the Conversation To Income

The industry’s evolving focus on managing income risk and the role of advisers in the discussion.

Retirement Technology

Revolution, Not Evolution

2015 Movers & Shakers

Envisage Information Systems, TIAA-CREF, Franklin Templeton Investments, Wells Fargo, J.P. Morgan Asset Management, American Century Investments, Voya 2015-12-22