Securian Financial Group has added SmartDollar to its
retirement plan participant engagement and education platform.
“We’re excited to team up with Ramsey Solutions to bring SmartDollar to our retirement plan
sponsor customers,” says Rick Ayers, vice president of Securian’s Retirement
The SmartDollar solution was created by author and national
radio show host Dave Ramsey and is aimed at boosting financial wellness both
inside and outside the employer-sponsored retirement plan. Moving forward, the
firm explains, SmartDollar will be available to Securian’s plan sponsor
customers as an optional service at a discounted price.
“SmartDollar helps participants gain a holistic view of
their finances, not just their retirement savings,” Ayers says. “The program
gives employees the resources needed to be in control of their finances and on
the path to a healthy retirement.”
Key features of the SmartDollar program include on-demand
video lessons, educational materials and coaching, regular communication to
participants to take action, and aggregate reporting that enables plan sponsors
to track progress.
Employees will link to the SmartDollar website directly
through Securian’s enhanced retirement plan participant website, launching this
More information is available online here