Vanguard found its clients with only a defined contribution (DC) retirement plan relationship exhibited the lowest levels of trading.
It is inevitable that markets will go up and down; lessons about downturns should always be a part of participant education.
‘To ensure access to invested monies for shareholders across the country,’ ICI’s president asks the Board of Governors to consider mutual funds and their providers for exemptions to...
Confidence exists that insurers will come up with solutions to address the possibility that plan sponsors may at some point make provider changes.
Echoing a move last enacted during the Great Recession, the federal government is reportedly seeking to temporarily guarantee money market funds.
This significant bout of negative market volatility, coming as it does on the heels of the passage of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act,...
The main reason target-risk gave way to target-date is not that target-risk strategies are inherently inferior; instead, target-date funds have benefited from the added perceived simplicity.
A report from Stanford University and Harvard Business School researchers provides food for thought about fee negotiations with private equity investment providers.
Though large, the market volatility caused by the coronavirus is no different than those from other events, and some analysts say the market was headed for a correction...
It is critical to choose the right investments and managers.
Both market gains and improved savings behaviors have pushed defined contribution (DC) plan balances to record levels.
Cash balance plans may have the most complex liabilities to manage, but creating a clear strategy to manage risks will keep it from getting more complicated.
PIMCO says a mix of the two makes sense, especially assigning the fixed income portion of the portfolio to active management due to outperformance.
Retirement plan fiduciaries, for now, should at least consider the role climate change will have on plan investments and vice versa.
With potentially lower future returns and low interest rates, plan sponsors should reexamine plan investments to help participants with retirement income.